Blaufränkisch 2012

Blaufränkisch 2012

Vinaria Wineguide 2013/2014

★ ★ ★

(exceptional value for money)

Vinaria 05/2013


& on the Toplist red wines under € 12,00

FALSTAFF Wein Guide 2013



A la Carte Guide 2013/14



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Purple with a dark violet rim. Almost excessive nose of cherries and black pepper. Stewed sour cherries completed by a hint of lilac and gentian, spicy-dense, sun-warm blackberries. Dry, vivacious-juicy Blaufränkisch-fruit, very classic style, finely-wound tannin structure, inviting flavours of dark berries and cherries with a zesty-animating finish. To us “classic” means intensively fruity and powerful. Juice and power deriving from chalky loam soils. “Lifeblood” starts in the fruity-dense range!  This demanding vintage appeals with an enormous density and extra sweetness.


We start out with the Martini-goose – that`s for sure!, Continue with peppered Pecorino and matured Emmentaler and finish with Linguine with cashew nut/dried tomato pesto, try it with roasted deer liver and paprika partridge. Cheese dumplings with roasted onions. Extra tip:  matches perfectly with goulash of boned shank. Don`t forget the Chorizo butter bread. Let`s try some bean stew – with lavish chilli – or a potato-lentil-gratin with a little – or a little more - bacon and finish off – we are not on the run - with another generous sip of Blaufränkisch from perfect Blaufränkisch soils.


Selectively hand-picked end of september and beginning of october 2012 into small boxes, loamy soils from the sites Gmärck, large Öden, Mitterkräftn and Pandkräftn.

De-stemming, closed must fermentation for 12 – 18 days at up to 30˚C, 3 days of maceration after completed fermentation followed by gentle pressing. Malolactic fermentation partly in large, used oak casks and partly on the mash.

Serving temperature 15–17˚C, decanting increases drinking pleasures
Bottling March 2013
Alcohol 14,5 Vol.%
Acidity 5,5 g/l
Residual sugar dry
Bottle sizes 100% screw cap for 0,75l-bottles and Magnums cork closure for Double Magnums

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