It’s sadly more than ten years since I visited the Franken region in Germany. This has however not kept me away from the wines of Franconia, au contraire, I am very fond of the great Silvaner wines emerging from the region, not to mention the just as spectacular Spätburgunder wines.
The Breh-tan-oh-MY-sees, or just simply Brett, were there; barnyard, saddle leather and horse sweat. The red fruit and the scorched earth sent me directly to a Mourvèdre dominated wine – a Bandol maybe? But the taste confused. Especially the, for Nebbiolo, prototypical tannin structure got me wondering where on wine earth I should [...]
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