Dry and semi-dry wines: Főbor

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Oxford Companion to Wine

Oxford Companion to Wine

By Jancis Robinson

Published 2006

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This category was known and used for centuries, but has become extremely rare. Closest to Szamorodni in style without being matured under oxidative conditions, Főbor can be either dry or sweet, depending on the natural proportion of over-ripe fruit and shrivelled, possibly botrytized, berries.