Grof Degenfeld

Winery - History Of German-Hungarian descent the counts of Degenfeld family history leads back to medieval Switzerland. They arrived in Hungary and Transylvania at the start of the 19th century. With their superior estates they played an important role in the history of Tokaj-Hegyalja. One of the most influential Tokaj landowners, Count Imre Degenfeld, was a founding member, of the Tokaj-Hegyalja Wine Makers Society established in 1857. Following the Treaty of Trianon the family split into Transylvanian and Hungarian branches. After the war the Hungarian heir, Count Sándor Degenfeld, was stripped of his wealth and lived in Romania with his wife, Countess Ágnes Bethlen. In 1964 they emigrated to Germany, where they built-up a new life. Their daughter, Countess Mária Degenfeld married Dr. Thomas Lindner; they have two children Caroline and Moritz. In 1994 they decided to follow the over a century of traditions and to revive the winery. In order to achieve this they purchased the first-class vineyard Read more »

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  • Isabella

    Reportedly named after a famous southern belle, Isabella was allegedly discovered in North Carolina. This grape is be...

  • Furmint

    History of the grape: Exact details of Furmint’s origins are a bit murky. It is known that Hungarian King Bela IV ord...

  • Muscat

    History of the grape: Muscat existed as far back as the Ancient Greeks. It spread throughout the world as empires gre...

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  • Grof Degenfeld Tokaji Aszu 6 Puttonyos 2000


    This is a clear wine of a medium intensity amber color that fades to green at the rim and has legs. It has a clean nose of medium (+) intensity with fully developed aromas of apricot, mango, pineapple, and honey. This is a sweet wine with medium (+) acidity, no tannins, medium alcohol and a medium (+) body. It has medium (+) intense flavors of l... Read More

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  • Hi I am new with wine and I want to find a white wine that is sweet like the green grapes. Like in the evening have a glass of wine my husband or a friend with maybe some cheese. I tried (Eccoi Domani ) Pinot Grigro 2008. This is taste so bad I had it at Texas Land and Cattle. Please if any one can find a name or a wine that is good. But I do wa... Read More

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  • Get ready for a fun evening tasting 5 wonderfully aromatic Muscats06 Trimbach, ... des Cotes Catalanes, FR06 Grof Degenfeld, Muscat Lunel, Tokaji, Hungary08 Santa Barbara Winery, Orange Muscat, Santa Barbara County, CAPaired with delicious foodsGreat deal at 25.00Passport to WineWed September 2 7pmPierre Lafond Wine Bistro 516 State Street... Read More

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