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Micheal Opitz - Blaufrankisch 2020 Micheal Opitz - Blaufrankisch 2020

Micheal Opitz - Blaufrankisch 2020

Austrian red favourite.

Single Bottle:

$28.00
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Type:Red

Varietal:Blaufrankisch

Unit Size:750ml

Alcohol Volume:12.5%

Region:Burgenland

Country:Austria

Tasting Notes

In Burgenland's sun-kissed Seewinkel region, Micheal Opitz's vineyards thrive, crafting authentic Austrian wines. The Blaufränkisch 2020 captivates with ruby hues, dark fruits, and a hint of spiciness, ending with a unique saline touch. Dive into nature's masterpiece.

Technical Info

Brand:Micheal Opitz

Closure:Screwcap

Organic Certification:ABG - (AT-BIO 302) - 2-18390-2020

Country of Origin:Austria

Serving Temperature:14-16°C

Sugar Residual:0.1 g/l

Drink By:2025

Wine Ageing:12-month in french oak and acacia barrels

Winemaking Style:Minimal Intervention

Harvest:Hand-harvested in small 15kg crates late-August.

Winemaking:Cold pre-fermentation. Stainless steel fermentation under controlled temperature using indigenous yeasts on the skins (3 weeks) unfiltered with minimal sulfur added.

Viticulture:In an area dominated by dry soil, gravel, sandy loam, and primarily sediments, the presence of Lake Neusiedl and the numerous saline lakes in the Seewinkel greatly influence the region. This terrain sits under the Pannonian climate, elevated at 120m ASL.

Food Pairing:Roast duck with berry compote, Grilled portobello mushrooms, Spaghetti alla puttanesca, Sauerbraten, Grilled tuna with black olive tapenade, Wild mushroom risotto, Sausage and lentil stew

Taste Profile

Light

Full Body

Dry

Sweet

Fruity

Savoury

Tannins (Bitterness)

Acidity

Micheal Opitz

What defines a truly exceptional wine? For Michael Opitz, the answer is simple: it must be a pleasure to savor. In essence, there's hardly such a thing as a "bad" wine; it's merely a matter of individual taste. The grape variety, the terroir, and the vintage—all of these elements are crucial, and each should be distinctly discernible on the palate. It's the harmonious interplay of these components that transforms a wine into a complete masterpiece. Nestled beneath the abundant sunshine of the southern Seewinkel region within Austria's Burgenland state. This exceptional terroir, with its unique flora and fauna and Pannonian climate, provides the perfect canvas for cultivating both white and red grape varieties. The result? Wines that are unpretentious and authentic. heir commitment to organic, sustainable, and equitable farming isn't a topic for extensive discussion—it's simply part of their ethos. True to their mantra, "No tricks. Just wine.," they minimize unnecessary technological intervention and processing.

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