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Weingut J. Heinrich Goldberg Blaufrankisch, Mittelburgenland, Austria

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Average Price $22 (USD)
(Approx, ex-tax, all vintages)

Price History for Weingut J. Heinrich Goldberg Blaufrankisch, Mittelburgenland, Austria
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Grape Variety

Blaufrankisch (a.k.a. Lemberger and Kékfrankos) is a black-skinned wine grape grown widely in Austria and Hungary, and to a lesser extent in neighboring Germany, Slovakia, Bulgaria and Croatia. Tiny quantities are also grown in the United States, most notably in New York's Finger Lakes but also in various parts of Washington (the Rattlesnake Hills, Horse Heaven Hills, Yakima Valley), and such far-flung states as California, Michigan, Indiana, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island and Colorado. The common feature in Blaufrankisch wines from all of these places is a fruit-forward profile with aromas of spiced black cherries.

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Region
  • Mittelburgenland is an important wine-producing area in Burgenland on Austria's eastern border. Spicy, robust Blaufrankisch accounts for more than half of all wine production in the region, which is widely considered to be the home of red wine in Austria. 

    The vineyards of Mittelburgenland stretch out across the western reaches of the Pannonian Plain. This flat basin covers a huge swath of land in Central Europe, extending across both Hungary and Slovakia. The climate here is warm, sunny and dry – a departure from the average cool Austrian climate. Hills in the north-west and south protect the area from cooling winds coming in from the foothills of the Alps. Instead, warm Pannon ...more

  • Burgenland is a large wine-producing region on the eastern border of Austria. Vineyard land surrounds the Neusiedlersee lake, which has a huge influence on the styles of wine that are produced here. This is the home of red-wine production in Austria, mainly based on Blaufrankisch and ...more


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