A visit in photos: Dorli Muhr, a leading blaufrankisch producer in Carnuntum
A wine lover’s dream. This is how wines are presented at Weingut Dorli Muhr (picture above). So that you can explore and compare the differences of all the site-specific blaufrankisch they make.
New wave Hungarian red: Vylyan Vörös Variáció 2021
Outstanding blaufrankisch: Kollwentz Leithakalk 2017
An Austrian red to impress. Continue reading
Standout kékfrankos: Takler Szenta-Hegyi 2018
Takler, one of Hungary’s biggest name in red wines has been improving in recent years. Less oak, more freshness and definition. I like the results. Continue reading
Nouveau time: Vylyan Bogyólé 2020
Supermarket wines: Eszterbauer Tanyamacska Kékfrankos 2020
Eszterbauer is one of my favourite Szekszárd producers, and their entry level reds are rarely disappointing. Even though 2020 doesn’t seem to be the best vintage for them.
Burgenland blaufrankisch: Feiler-Artinger 2019
Losonci Kékfrankos 2018
This is that rare case when I taste a so called natural wine and I’m not disappointed.
Photos of beautiful Rust and top producer Ernst Triebaumer
A short visit to Burgenland at the end of August. It was just a one day trip with a friend of mine, István, but we enjoyed it quite a lot. We were lucky to make an appointment with the Ernst Triebaumer winery where our friendly host Claudia showed us the cellar and many of their wines, too. They are all great in their class, and the top one, the Mariental 2019 is a candidate for the best blaufrankisch title for sure! Continue reading