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, Umathum Kirschgarten
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Umathum, Kirschgarten 2006

Umathum, Kirschgarten 2006
Bright cherry nose, with smoky oak. Full-bodied, mouth-filling and weighty, with power and spice and a long tangy finish. 17.5pts/20 (91/100pts)
Price £38.50 Theatre of Wine
Drink 2013–2018
Alc 13.5%