For Johann Heinrich, this wine is a celebration of Blaufränkisch. It goes back to a more rustic era in one sense, losing freshness, but gaining in depth of flavor, in structure and light wood flavors. It's worth aging for 2–3 years.
Roger Voss covers Bordeaux, Burgundy, Champagne, the Loire and South-West France as well as Portugal. His passion is matching food with wine, bringing the pleasures of the table to wine lovers. He has written six books on wine and food, and was previously national correspondent on wine for the London Daily Telegraph. He is based in the Bordeaux region.