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Red wine 2018 Spätburgunder dry "Buntsandstein", Franconia/Franken, Germany

Type: Red wine
Quantity: 0.75 L
Alcohol content : 13%
Price: 9.80 €
Bottle closue: Screw cap
Maturing: oak barrel
Registration number : #1125-009-19

Wine Review Report :

wein.plus rating: very good (85 WP)
Last reviewed: 8 July, 2019
Editor note: Light earthy and dried vegetal notes on the nose, hint of mushrooms and tobacco, red and black berries. Fairly light-bodied, tart fruit on the palate, nutty, lightly toasted oak, fine sandy tannins, light acid bite, fairly persistent, smoky and spicy aromas on a good, still very slightly astringent finish.
Best to drink: To 2021+

The German winegrowing region of Franconia used to be divided into the three areas of Maindreieck, Mainviereck and Steigerwald with 23 major sites and 216 individual sites. In November 2011, the members of the Franconian Winegrowers' Association adopted a new regulation. The three old areas will be replaced by 12 much smaller ones. These will also replace the 23 large sites in the medium to long term. The old areas once played a role in the predominant marketing of Franconian table wine, which they had lost for some time. Before this conversion, the following description applied to the Mainviereck area:

Main - Flussverlauf mit Maindreieck und Mainviereck

The very small Mainviereck area is...

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