This Hungarian Kekfrankos, or Blaufränkisch, packs quite a punch on the nose and palate, with ebullient red-fruit notes that are melded with hints of green herb, briar and smoke. It is delicately structured but remarkably complex through its long, lingering finish.
Anna Lee C. Iijima joined Wine Enthusiast in 2010. A former attorney turned beverage devotee, she holds a Diploma in Wine and Spirits from the Wine & Spirit Education Trust and is a student in the Masters of Wine Program. She is also an Advanced Sake Professional of the Sake Education Council with an enduring love for saké and shochu.Email: firstname.lastname@example.org