Before Roland Velich started his Moric project, the little-known Blaufränkisch grape variety was considered an inferior alternative to Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot. But from the start, the Moric wines were made like Grand Cru Burgundy, and it was immediately obvious that a much better comparison was Pinot Noir. Beautifully fragrant, elegant, light reds, the wines seem to express the character of their vineyards much as Burgundy does. The entry level Blaufränkisch has become a modern classic.
|Region||Austria > Burgenland|
|Vineyard||Ruthless selection of only the best fruit from old, low-yielding vineyards.|
|Winemaking||Minimial intervention winemaking. Fermented with natural yeasts in large vats. No new oak.|
|Lifespan||Ready to drink on release, but could be cellared for around five years.|
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