Blaufränkisch 2006

Blaufränkisch 2006




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Purple with a dark violet rim. Intensive nose of cherries and black pepper. Stewed sour cherries completed by a hint of vanilla and lilac, sun-warmed dark berries. Dry, vivacious-juicy classic Blaufränkisch-fruit, finely wound tannin structure, inviting flavours of dark berries and cherries with a zesty-animating finish. Typical 2006 extract sweetness.


We start out with the always excellent Martini-goose, continue with Sbrinz and ripe Emmentaler as well as paprika chicken and finish with a bean stew – with lavish chilli – and finish with a generous sip of Blaufränkisch – we are not on the run….


Hand-picked mid october 2006 into small boxes, loamy soils from the sites Gmärck, large Öden and Wald-Umriss.

De-stemming, closed must fermentation at app. 30˚C, 3 days of maceration after completed fermentation followed by gentle pressing. Malolactic fermentation in large used oak casks.

Serving temperature 15 - 17˚C, decanting increases drinking pleasures
Bottling April 2007
Alcohol 13,0 Vol.%
Acidity 5,0 g/l
Residual sugar dry
Bottle sizes 0,75l, Magnum, Double Magnum

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