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, Muhr Van der Niepoort Spitzerberg
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Muhr–Van der Niepoort, Spitzerberg 2009

Muhr–Van der Niepoort, Spitzerberg 2009
Delicate, perfumed, oaky nose, cherries. Ripe and almost sweet, silky and seductive, with good acidity, moderately concentrated but stylish and refreshing. 17pts/20 (90/100pts)
Price £35 Bottle Apostle
Drink 2013–2016
Alc 13.5%