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BLAUFRÄNKISCH

 
Grape variety:
 
Blaufränkisch
Vintage: 2013
 
Average yield:
 
around 6.000 kg/ha
 
Origin:
 
The grapes grow in our vineyards in the region called "Seewinkel" which is characterized by dry, gritty and mineral soils. The region counts to the warmest and dryest spots in Austria and gives therefore ideal conditions for the production of wonderfully distinctive red wines.
 
Alcohol:
 
13.0 Vol. %
 
Residual sugar:
 
1.0 g/l
 
Acidity:
 
5.1 g/l
 
Finishing:
 
Fermentation in stainless steel at 30°C to 32°C, finishing in stainless steel for 6-8 months
 
Closure:
 
Vino-Lok Glass-stoppers
 
Tasting notes:
 
Our Blaufränkisch shows deep red with a violet rim. In the nose it shows incredibly fine fruit which remembers of blackberries together with fine spiciness. On the palate the wine shows again deep and spicy berry fruit which is backed up by fine acidity and shows a mineral finish. A elegant, good structured wine with good ageing potential
 
Ratings:
 
89-91/100 Falstaff
 
Food recommendation:
 
Enjoy this wine with all kind of meat and mature cheeses.
 
Optimal serving temperature:
 

16 - 18°C
 
Best to drink:
 
2015 - 2020