Clear ruby with pink edges. Roiling mud sullies the nose into thinking this will be bombastic. Intense dry floral, pork fat and dried saliva in fat layers on cold granite slabs has me charmed into expectations of wracked concentration, but it is not to be. 91 more words
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Alert! Austria’s other great grape Blaufränkisch turns out, like its sister Grüner Veltliner, to be an amazing food wine.
This was beautifully demonstrated at a recent lunch hosted by Leithaberg DAC paired a selection of the region’s top wines with HKK Hakkasan’s equally top Chinese tasting menu. 881 more words
Some people won’t try it because they think it’s a stinky cheese. Thus, some wineries use the Austrian/German name, Blaufränkisch, so some people won’t try it because it sounds too foreign. 227 more words