Style: Sparkling rose wine
Average Price of 750ml bottle, ex-tax in USD: $20
Blauer Wildbacher is an extremely late-ripening, dark-skinned variety originating from the Steiermark (Styria) in southern Austria. It is grown exclusively there, mainly in the Western Styria (Weststeiermark) sub-region. It is one of 13 red grapes permitted for quality wine production in Austria and bears a close relation to the Blaufrankisch grape.
Wines made from Blauer Wildbacher have an immense acidic linearity and most of it is produced as a rosé wine called Schilcher. These crisp, aperitif-style wines exhibit crushed red berry flavors and a faint grassy aroma. It is also used in icewine production, albei ... more
Weststeiermark, or Western Styria, is a wine-producing region in southern Austria. Its main claim to fame is Schilcher, a unique rosé-style wine made exclusively from the indigenous Blauer Wildbacher grape variety.
Weststeiermark covers the area between the town of Graz and the Slovenian border in the south. The vineyards are located on the steep hills and deep valleys that characterize the topography of the area. Careful site selection helps to protect vineyards from the prevailing winds while maximising sunlight exposure. With just 500ha (1200 acres) under vine, it is one of Austria’s smallest wine regions.
The most-planted variety is Blauer Wildbacher, found most often in Schilcher rosé form. Admired for ... more
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