Charleston Style and Design

FALL 2015

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173 CS D 1. Interior of the 1795 baroque synagogue in Mád, Hungary. 2. Grape leaf. 3. The bimah of the Mád synagogue, where the Torah was read. 4. Mézes Mály vineyard. 5. Botrytized grapes. Royal Tokaji Red Label 5 Puttonyos 2008 Region: Tokaj-Hegyalja Description: Complex; its intense sweetness balanced by crispy acidity. On the palate, tropical fruit, lime and grapefruit, with a very long fnish. Pairing: On its own as an aperitif or digestif, or with a wide variety of foods, including foie gras, fruit tarts, chocolate desserts and a variety of cheeses. TA S T I N G N O T E S Mád Cuvée 2012 Region: Tokaj-Hegyalja Description: Pale gold color rem- iniscent of dried bales of golden hay. The nose is rich and ethereal, with a hint of quince, pear and gingerbread spices. The richness of the nose and palate coupled with elegant acidity provide a perfect balance. Pairing: On its own as an aperitif or with fresh fruit. The Oddity 2013 Region: Tokaj-Hegyalja Description: Crisp with a lovely acidity. Complex, elegant and balanced, exhibiting plenty of fruit on the nose and palate. Pairing: Partners well with dishes with chili and warm spices, as well as with cream sauces or garlic; also with Asian food. Synagogue photo by Pat Callahan Photographs courtesy of Royal Tokaji Wine Company 3 4 5 2

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