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Blaufränkisch Heide, 2018

By Birgit Braunstein

  • Appellation: Leithaberg
  • Region: Burgenland
  • Country: Austria
  • Colour: Red
  • Grape Varieties: Blaufränkisch
  • Soil type: Pure shell limestone
  • Vessel type: Other
  • Unfined.
  • Filtered - Paper microns.

Notes on additives, aids & processing used:

  • No temperature control.
  • Organic/Biodynamic/Equivalent
  • Total Sulphites: 58 mg/L
  • This wine is fermented spontaneously.
  • Other Information:Alcohol: 13.5% Bottle size:75cl Age of vines:35 years Certified Organic and Biodynamic - Suitable for vegans and vegetarians. Spontaneous fermentation in steel tanks with a maceration period of 18 days and then Storage Maturation for 20 months in barriques and large wooden barrels. Berry, peppery and crunchy at the same time. The Blaufränkisch Heide has a fruity, fresh taste of blackberries and pepper. It is strong and intense, but remains supple on the palate. The ideal drinking temperature is 16-18 ° C. An ideal partner to roast duck breast under the walnut crust with roasted potato noodles. And also a very successful choice with cheese, especially with spicy hard cheeses such as the Gryerzer with fresh pumpkin seed bread."

About Birgit Braunstein

Burgenland, Austria

“When my wines taste vibrant and alive, then I know that all the work has been worthwhile and I feel an inner peace and deep satisfaction.” Birgit Braunstein’s family has a 400-year-old tradition of wine cultivation. Wines have been cultivated on the family farm since 1632. The term sustainability gains a whole new meaning in such circumstances.