Evan Rail offers a nice travelogue from his trip to Tokaj, and provides yet another answer to the question why winemakers started harvesting after noble rot took hold of their grapes. It is a good read — and provides an interesting idea. A trip to tokaj anyone? Here is the link.
I chuckled reading this
Given enough time, I hoped to visit the nearby village of Mad …
And here is a map
from Hungarian Rhapsody
which adds this helpful insight about wine making in Tokaj
Summer warmth is trapped in the volcanic soil, allowing a delayed harvest until October, by which time many of the grapes are overripe and botrytized
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