Blaufränkisch, Jagini, Zagersdorf
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Blaufränkisch, Jagini, Zagersdorf - 2011

Item # 26167 750mL

A collaborative effort from two of the finest winemakers in Burgenland: Rolland Velich and Hannes Schuster. This is made from older vines of Blaufränkisch grown on limestone soils located in the village of Zagersdorf. Full-bodied with dark berries, spice, thyme, and mineral. Aged in large oak casks before release. Decant or age for a decade plus.

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Wine made from grapes grown without synthetic pesticides, fertilizers and herbicides in the vineyard.


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Blaufränkisch

Germans call it Lemberger, Austrians call it Blaufränkisch; let's call the whole thing off. What's important is that this black grape variety produces spicy wines with good tannins and firm acidity, similar to one of the crus of Beaujolais; in fact, until recently, Blaufränkisch was believed to be Gamay. These are often ageworthy wines, and they're some of the best things coming out of Austria these days.

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