Blaufränkisch, Neckenmarkter, Moric

Blaufränkisch, Neckenmarkter, Moric - 2012

Item # 20780 750mL
$104.99/ Single Bottle
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Production Methods




Wine made from organically or biodynamically grown grapes with minimal intervention avoiding the use of chemicals, additives and technology.

Tasting Notes

With this wine, it is truly a challenge to decide which is more amazing, the nose or the palate. The nose gives intense dark berry and floral, violet notes. The palate is focused with well-integrated tannins that indicate great potential to age. Fortunately the only decision one needs to make is the decision to take a bottle home. The wine is aged for 18-20 months in oak but woodiness doesn't show on the nose or palate. Cellar or decant for best results.

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