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...
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Blaufrankisch, J Heinrich Goldberg
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J Heinrich, Goldberg 2009

J Heinrich, Goldberg 2009
Dense brooding nose, with splendid plum and blueberry fruit. Super-ripe but not jammy, with suave tannins and delicious fruit and a long fresh finish; good length. 17.5pts/20 (91/100pts)
Price £15.44 Austrian Wines Direct
Drink 2014–2020
Alc 13.5%

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