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Weingut Gager GmbH

Red wine 2012 Blaufränkisch dry V-MAX, Burgenland, Austria

Type: Red wine
Quantity: 0.75 l
Alcohol content : 14.5%
Bottle closue: Screw cap
Registration number : #LE3257/15

Wine Review Report :

wein.plus rating: Excellent (90 WP)
Last reviewed: 20 July, 2016
Editor note: Prominent spicy oak on the nose, some chocolate and tobacco notes, ripe, partly preserved black berries and cherries, hint of licorice, earthy and peppery traces. Ripe, dark, farily juicy fruit on the palate, prominent sooty, toasted oak, more chocolate and tobacco, firm but fine tannins, persistent, some licorice and a hint of juniper, full-bodied, high level of well integrated alcohol, earthy and light tarry notes, some depth, salty notes in the background, some dried herbs, slightly bitter oak, but becomes more juicy with aeration, some bite on a very good finish.
Best to drink: 2018-2025+

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)....

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