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, Weninger Hochäcker
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Weninger, Hochäcker 2000
Delicate cherry nose. Soft, juicy and quite concentrated, with good acidity; well balanced and not extracted. Persistent. Good value. 17pts/20 (90/100pts)
Price £15.90 Nick Dobson
Drink 2013–2016
Alc 13%

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