So, we're pouring alternative wines like Bonarda from Argentina, Blaufrankisch
from Austria and Monastrell from Jumilla.
During a recent tour of Wild Horse Winery in Paso Robles, glasses of Blaufrankisch were thrust in our hands.
The following week in the Finger Lakes, I again encountered Blaufrankisch, labeled with its German-sounding name, Lemberger.
But all of the zierfabnler- and cynifal-type names were synonyms of the variety better known in Central Europe by the name "Blue-Frank;" Blaufrankisch
in Austria; Kekfrankos in Hungary; Frankovka in the Czech and other Slav lands.
Officially classified under the name Blauer Limberger, this variety is also known as Blaufrankisch
, which it's called on Berghof's labels.
Although Bordeaux varieties are increasingly important, winemakers rely largely on the ancient central European varieties Blaufrankisch and St.
In 1986 Ernst Triebaumer, a Rust vintner, produced a Blaufrankisch from the cru Mariental that is considered a milestone of modern Austrian viticulture.
Frankovka: Austria's Blaufrankisch
gives medium-bodied but firm red wines in several locales of western Slovakia.