Furmint is a grape variety known for its association with Hungary's famous Tokaji wine. The variety is known for its biting acidity and complex flavors, which give the wine its legendary longevity. Furmint is the dominant grape variety in the Tokaj region, where it makes up almost two-thirds of the total vineyard area. The variety can also be found in Austria, Slovakia and Slovenia, where it is used to make dry, single-variety wines. The origin of Furmint is not clear, but it is believed to have come from Italy. The variety is highly susceptible to botrytis and has naturally high sugar levels, making it ideal for blending with other aromatic varieties.