Top 10 Blaufränkisch

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It's not easy to grow, but its sensitivity to terroir makes Blaufränkisch Austria's best red grape. Stephen Brook takes a tour of the regions, finding expressive bargains along the way. See his top ten picks here...
Blaufrankisch, Uwe Schiefer Reihburg
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Uwe Schiefer, Reihburg 2008

Uwe Schiefer, Reihburg 2008
Lush but vibrant cherry nose, quite oaky. Velvety and concentrated, but also structured with good acidity. Taut, youthful, and long. 18pts/20 (93/100pts)
Price £45 Chris Keiler, Fine & Rare
Drink 2013–2020
Alc 13.5%

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