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Red wine 2005 Middle Burgenland/Mittelburgenland Ried Fabian dry, Burgenland, Austria

Type: Red wine
Quantity: 0.75 l
Alcohol content : 13.5%
Bottle closue: Screw cap
Registration number : #L-E6054/06

Wine Review Report :

wein.plus rating: Very good (85 WP)
Last reviewed: 13 October, 2006
Editor note: Tart nose with preserved cherries and black berries, spicy dried herbs. Cool and tart on the palate, dark fruit, roasted notes, fine tannins with good presence, light mineral notes, medium depth, attractive to good finish. Needs some time to develop.

The province of Burgenland with the capital Eisenstadt is located in the very east of Austria. It borders Slovakia in the north, Hungary in the east, Slovenia in the south for a few kilometres and the two Austrian provinces of Lower Austria and Styria in the west. Wine-growing has been of great importance here for at least two and a half millennia, which is underlined by the regional variation of the historian Johannes Aventinus (1477-1534)'s saying "Extra Pannoniam non es vita; si est vita, non est ita" (You cannot live outside Pannonia; if you can live, you cannot live like here)....

The red grape variety originates from the historical Lower Styria (Austria-Hungary) in today's northeast Slovenia. There are about 120 synonyms, which indicate a high age and wide distribution. Some of them are grouped alphabetically by country: Gamé(Bulgaria); Blauer Lemberger, Blauer Limberger, Blaufranchis, Hartig 353, Lemberger, Limberger(Germany); Franconien Bleu, Franconien Noir, Franconim Noir, Limberger Noir, Limberqer(France); Franconia, Franconia Nera, Franconia Nero(Italy); Borgonja, Frankovka, Frankovka Cerna, Frankovka Crna, Frankovka Modrá(Croatia); Burgundy, Early Black, Early Black,...

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