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Kékfrankos, Wetzer - 2017

Item # 40093 750mL
$26.96/ Single Bottle
$323.52 $291.17/ Case of 12
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Tasting Notes

Blaufränkisch is known as Kekfrankos in Hungary. Grapes are destemmed and fermented in open vats for 18-22 days on the skins then the wine is aged in 300-1000 liter used barrels with the lees. This is an easy red wine to love: luscious red fruit, striking minerality and smooth tannins.


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