Blaufrankisch Bambule Judith Beck 2017

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Blaufrankisch Bambule Judith Beck, biodynamic wine, no added sulphur, medium body, spicy palate, rich dry fruits. The grapes for this Blaufränkisch come from the Kurzberg vineyard. They are handpicked, then partially de-stemmed but not crushed. Most of the berries stay intact and are macerated for 2-3 weeks. During the maceration process the flavours are extracted in a very gentle way. The tannins stay succulent and smooth. Then the grapes are pressed and the fermentation continues in old barrels. After 8-12 months the wine is bottled without filtration and SO2. This Blaufränkisch is characterised by its beautiful vibrant colour, spiciness and expressive fruit character. Blaufrankisch is sometime referred to as the Cabernet of Austria but Judith considers it a more subtle grape than cabernet with more intricate aromas and flavours.

Is Vegan? Yes
Bottle Size 750ml
Production Method Biodynamic, Natural, Organic
Producer Judith Beck
Country Austria
Region Burgenland, Austria
Vintage 2017
Wine Type Red Wine
Wine Style Medium bodied
Grape Blaufrankisch
Terroir Loam, clay, limestone
Alcohol 13% abv
Maturation 8-12 months maturation in used barrels
Total Sulphur Below 50mg/l
Annual Production 0 - 5,000 bottles
Ageing Potential 8-10 years

The Judith Beck winery is a 15 hectare estate in Gols in Austria's Burgenland. They have been farming biodynamically since 2007.  The aim to respect the environment and produce the best quality grapes they can.  They use native Austrian varieties and some international grapes like Chardonnay and Pinot Blanc.

Judith Beck studied abroad at places like Cos d'Estournel in Bordeaux and Errazuriz in Chile.  She returned home to take over the winery from her father and moved in the direction of natural winemaking.  In the vineyard they encourage the formation of humus as a basis of healthy soils.  They use their own natural composts and cultivate grass between the rows. Herbal remedies are also used and the vines are maintained following the rhythms of the moon and biodynamic calender.  They don't use  any inoculated yeasts of any kind, they minimise sulphur, fining and filtration. The Bambule range which is all zero sulphur and certified biodynamic, epitomising this philosophy.

These methods and ideas are what we look for at Buon Vino and the wines are really delicious.  They are fresh, drinkable and also great value for money.  The Burgenland is now firmly planted in the world of wine as one of  the coolest places to make wine and natural production is flourishing.  Many of the wines are pretty pricy and Judith Beck maintains her position as making some of the best value wines in the area.

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  • Organic
  • Biodynamic
  • Natural Yeast Fermentation
  • Nothing Removed, Nothing Added
  • Hand Harvest
  • Unfined
  • Unfilitered
  • Low Sulphur
  • No Added Sulphur
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