2011 Blaufränkisch Reserve, Moric, Burgenland

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Roland Velich’s Reserve blends together Blaufrankisch fruit from diverse villages across the Mittelburgenland region of south-east Austria; a zone that used to be part of Hungary, lying on the bed of the ancient Pannonian sea, until 1921. Dense damson in colour, reminiscent of Italy’s Taurasi, while the density of fruit reminds one of northern Rhône Hermitage! It has a profound yet refined, perfumed nose of blackberry leaf coulis, of sea-salt. The palate is similarly emphatic, full, incisive, yet incredibly refined. Brisk with tense, sour black cherry and (black) chocolate fruit, with a sapid