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Weingut Leitner

Red wine 2016 Ried Ungerberg Blaufränkisch dry, Burgenland, Austria

Type: Red wine
Quantity: 0.75 l
Alcohol content : 13.5%
Price: 29.00 €
Bottle closue: Natural cork
Maturing: Barrel 225l + 500l
Registration number : #LN13924/18

Wine Review Report :

wein.plus rating: Excellent (91 WP)
Last reviewed: 7 August, 2019
Editor note: Clear, firm nose, very light floral notes, ripe, predominantly black berries, hint of dried herbs and some undergrowth. Firm, dark fruit on the palate, light toasted, smoky oak, pepperyspice and some dark chocolate, good substance and persistence, fine, sandy, ripe tannins, light bite, full body, some depth, still young, earthy and salty mineral notes in the background, spicy, smoky notes on a very good, firm, dark, juicy finish.
Best to drink: 2020-2027+

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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