This is the top wine from Kirnbauer, produced from vines in the Mittelburgenland region—one of the best areas for Blaufränkisch. This serious, wood-aged and complex wine has both intense bitter-cherry acidity and a firm, dense and tannic texture that shows aging potential.
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.