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Joschuari (rot)
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Joschuari (rot)

QWt Burgenland, Gut Oggau, 2015

750 ml
Grape variety: Blaufränkisch
Producer: Gut Oggau
Origin: Austria / Burgenland / Neusiedlersee
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Article nr. 40022715
Grape variety: Blaufränkisch
Producer: Gut Oggau
Origin: Austria / Burgenland / Neusiedlersee
Other vintages:

Description

Son of Mechtild and Bertholdi, brother of Emmeran and Timotheus, married to Wiltrude. A man with style and a charismatic, complex character who is truly unconventional. With his dry sense of humour and full-bodied sayings, he gives his father as good as he gets, being the main inheritor of Gut Oggau. A wine for wine geeks, who are on the constant lookout for new challenges in terms of wine! Joschuari is not flattering the palate, but exhibits an unconventional character of his own, with distinctive tannins, juicy acidity and wild aromas of powerful and impressive length. Typical for Blaufränkisch wines, it incorporates fruit flavours of blackberries and ripe plums, accompanied by juniper, liquorice, herbs and green pepper.

Attributes

Origin: Austria / Burgenland / Neusiedlersee
Place name: Rieden rund um Oggau, Purbach
Grape variety: Blaufränkisch
Maturity: 3 to 7 years
Serving temperature: 16 to 18 °C
Drinking suggestion: Saddle of lamb fillet with herb jus, Roasted lamb gigot, Roast saddle of venison, Wild specialities, Wild boar entrecôte with Spätzli
Vinification: partly destemmed, fermentation with grapes' own yeast, stamped by foot, long must fermentation
Harvest: hand-picking, strict selection, in small boxes
Maturation: in cement tank, in tonneau
Bottling: no filtration
Maturation duration: 18 months
Volume: 12.5 %
Countries

Austria

Austria – Sumptuous culture, accessible to all

Austria is characterized by unbelievable topographical diversity. A flat steppe in the east, forests and hills in the Alpine regions, wetlands and Mediterranean landscapes in the south. This in addition to a rich tradition and even greater love. It’s no surprise that the Romans found joy on this patch of Earth and cultivated wine growing. Austrian wine is not abundant, but it is high quality.

Regions

Burgenland

Burgenland: Reds, sweets and other wonders

Burgenland is often referred to in Austria as the new wine world. In fact, wines – with exceptions like the nobly sweet Ruster Ausbruch – were almost entirely unknown here 20 years ago. Today, the most substantial red wines in Austria mature here. And the sweet wine scene is also stronger than ever before. Even the whites – for instance, in the Leitha Mountains – are on the upswing. The basis for this wine wonder are the various terroirs that overlay the land in a complex patchwork.

Grape varieties

Blaufränkisch

Fanned by warm winds

The Blaufränkisch fits in comfortably in Burgenland and in neighbouring Hungary. Caressed by the warm winds of the Pannonian Plain and protected by hills and mountains, the grapes can fully ripen. They yield fine, dark-berried, well-structured red wine. Depending on taste, the vintner presses them lightly and fruitily, or gathers them in wooden casks into firm, peppery wines. They are predestined for ripeness, and pair excellently with meat and game dishes. The name of this wine is deceptive: in the middle ages, grapes from southern Germany were called “Frankisch”. They were seen as particularly sophisticated. The Blaufränkisch, however, is a native of Austro-Hungary. In Hungary, where it is called Kékfrankos, it even occupies twice as much vineyard space as in Austria. Some producers make wine on both sides of the border.

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Rating
Wine Spectator 93 Points

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