Moric Blaufrankisch Moric Bottle 2007
Berry Bros & Rudd review:<br/>Roland Velich has set up a project Blaufränkisch Unplugged concentrating on Blaufränkisch grapes produced from very old vines in Mittelburgenland. Rolands philosophy is to produce wines of terroir, and he sees a strong affinity for Burgenland Blaufränkisch with Burgundian Pinot Noir, rather than Cabernet Sauvignon, as is the received wisdom in the region. <br/> <br/>The wine is clear and bright with a cherry red core and narrow rim. On the nose it's brimming with red and black fruits and a sweet succulence. Then the palate is dry with lively acidity and supple tannins. The juicy red and black fruit translates to the palate and combined with the firm tannins makes for a robust wine. A long length and smooth finish point to the quality here. <br/> <br/>The ripeness of the fruit in this wine would lend it well to spicy meat dishes; pork would
Roland Velich's Moric winery has revolutionized the world of Blaufrankisch wines. A niche wine maker producing less than 2,500 cases of their most basic wine (the regular Blaufrankisch), and fewer than 700 cases of the celebrated Neckenmarkt and Alte Reben Blaufrankisch wines, Moric has nonetheless received wide acclaim. Robert Parker’s Wine Advocate awarded Moric the most points ever received by an Austrian wine.