Blaufränkisch

Blaufränkisch Known as Kékfrankos in Hungary, Frankovka in Croatia, also as Lemberger in Germany and Washington State, USA.
The name Blaufränkisch (literally "blue Franconian") dates from medieval times when high-quality grape varieties were classified as "Franconian" (fränkisch). This black dark berried grape variety is widely planted in Austria and Central Europe. It produces dark crimson, almost mid-night blue wine of powerful character, with vibrant acidity, firm tannins and zesty fruit flavors of blackberries, red cherries and currants intertwined with mineral notes. In its youth this Austrian specialty is an impetuous deeply fruity red wine with tones of liquorish, which with aging becomes velvety and supple. Today it also can be made in an international style in new oak barriques, reminiscent of Syrah with strong color, tannin and raciness.
Beguiling black fruit and ripe tannins and deep bouquet reminiscent of Rhone wines.

All Blaufränkisch Wines:

Pfneiszl
Blaufränker

2015 (1L)
Back in stock! A little like Gamay, a little like Cab Franc, Blaufränkisch i... more >
$15.95  
Rosenhof
Blaufränkisch Eiswein

2012 (375ml)
Maybe you had a Blaufränkisch before, but did you e... more >
$36.95  
Muhr-van der Niepoort
Carnuntum

2011
The 2011 Blaufränkisch Carnuntum from Muhr-van der Niepoort was the vintage ... more >
$26.95  
Muhr-van der Niepoort
Samt & Seide

2012
The name means Velvet & Silk. This Blaufränkisch from the extreme eastern Au... more >
$26.95  
Muhr-van der Niepoort
Samt & Seide

2013
The name means Velvet & Silk. This Blaufränkisch from the extreme eastern Au... more >
$26.95  
Muhr-van der Niepoort
Spitzerberg

2011
2011 was an extremely dry and hot summer and autumn. The tannins matured very... more >
$56.95  
Muhr-van der Niepoort
Spitzerberg

2012
The 2012 vintage was characterized by a very hot summer, but the vines were p... more >
$56.95  
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