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Fruit, structure, brilliance

I practise what I preach… when it comes to red wine, as I’ve said before, you can’t live without Blaufränkisch. So I’ve much enjoyed drinking examples of this excellent red grape from the… 267 more words

A winery visit - Hahndorf Hill

I had to make a trip up to Hahndorf the other day, family errands to run. I thought, while I’m up there I might as well make the most of it and drop in at a winery. 459 more words

Markowitsch Blaufränkisch 2011

A simple combination of blueberry, black pepper and capsicum aromas. Sort of smells like a Shiraz Cabernet actually. Rubber and a hint of strawberry.

It’s medium bodied and fruit forward, and shows blackberry and dusty tones on the palate. 32 more words


Why you need Blaufränkisch in your life

Since the Middle Ages, ‘Fränkisch’ grapes have been revered – Pinot Noir, Pinot Gris and Riesling are all examples. Many of these form the basis of wines throughout Central Europe today. 322 more words