Markus Altenburger Weinland Blaufrankisch Cric 2021
Vineyard: Gritschenberg. A young plantation from own selection massale, growing on the same spot as the source material. Pure white limestone. Dry-farmed, certified organic.
Making of: Grapes are hand harvested and macerated as whole bunches for 2 weeks. Spontaneously fermented in wooden fermenter. Aged for 12 months in a used 2000l oak barrel. Bottled unfined and unfiltered, with 10 mg of added sulfites.
Personality: fruity, aromatic, with uplifting acidity. “Our freshest and most elegant limestone-born Blaufränkisch,” Markus says.