Szent Tamas Eng
Szent Tamás' vineyards were classified among the first ones in the world in the 1700s. The recognized vineyards are located in Mád, a village in Tokaj, northwest Hungary. The winery is led by Szepsy István Jr., 18th generation winemaker, and son of Hungary's famous winemaker Szepsy István Sr.
Most of Szent Tamás' wines are made out of Furmint, the most famous and most commonly grown grape in Hungary. Both the single vineyard wines and the sweet wines are fermented and matured in 300–500-liter Hungarian oak barrels. Only wild yeasts are being used.
The single vineyard wines express the unique character Szent Tamas' historically classified vineyards. The vineyards covering a total are of 15 hectares are based on volcanic soils. The base rocks are various depending on the circumstances of the eruptions that covered the area millions of years ago. The area is rich in naturally formed zeolite, bentonite and kaolinite.