2009 Winzerkeller Andau Blaufränkisch (Previously $13)
For fifty years now, the Winzerkeller Andau has provided its currently almost 300 members with the opportunity to do together that which would be impossible for the individual. And since Austria's entry to the EU in 1995, the coöp has spared no expense in modernizing its grape-collection technique and winemaking procedures, to the point of reaching a very high standard of quality. Very pure and elegant, a wine that opens the entry level for people who hitherto have little experience with these unique and distinctive Austrian red varieties. Subtle dark cherry and cassis notes fold nicely into a palate showing the same, good length and nicely structured wine which has benefited from the generous material of the 2009 vintage.