Blaufränkisch

  • Grape
  • blauw-fronk-keesh

Rich black fruit is contrasted by peppery flavors and boisterous acidity in this food-friendly Austrian red. Blaufränkisch is a parent grape of both Gamay and Zweigelt.

Medium-Bodied Red

Primary Flavors

  • Blackberry Bramble

  • Black Cherry

  • Dark Chocolate

  • Allspice

  • Black Pepper

Taste Profile

  • Body: Medium
  • Sweetness: Dry
  • Tannin: Medium-High
  • Acidity: Medium-High
  • Alcohol: 13.5–15% ABV

Handling

  • Serving Temp Room (60–68°F)
  • Glass TypeUniversal
  • Decant 30 Minutes
  • Ageability5-10 years
  • Avg Price $20.00

Food Pairing

Simply look to the regions where this grape flourishes to find great pairings including smoked sausage, red potato goulash, and cheesy spaetzle dumplings.

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