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Kékfrankos, Wetzer
Organic

Kékfrankos, Wetzer - 2017

Item # 40093 750mL
$26.96/ Single Bottle
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$323.52 $291.17/ Case of 12
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Red
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Organic

Natural

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


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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