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Blauer Wildbacher

Blauer Wildbacher is an ancient red grape variety from Austria, grown mainly in the eastern part of the country. The variety is used to produce the local rose wines called "Schilcher"

Colour, Aromas and Taste Profile

This grapes are of purple color and produces wines with distinct aromas such as, fresh raspberries, cherries and cranbierries. The acidity is extremly high, making it the perfect grape for the production of rose wines. Where is it Grown: Blauer Wildbacher is mainly grown in the sout-east of Austria, particularly in the Styria region near the Slovenian border. Viticulture and Winemaking: Blauer Wildbacher grapes are very late ripening and usually harvested in late September and October. The wine made from these grapes is usually a dry rose wine with a piercing acidity. Also some sparkling wines are made and to a lesser extent, red wines. Regional Styles: Blauer Wildbacher rose wines tend to be fresh and light with high acidity and notes of fresh raspberries, cherries and cranbierries. Food Pairing: Blauer Wildbacher wines are best paired with lighter dishes such as fish and seafood, white meat and soft cheeses, or simply as aperitif. Fun Fact: Italy has about 10 hectares of vineyards planted with blauer Wildbacher. In Italy the variety is simply called "Wildbacher".

Fresh Blauer Wildbacher grapes on the vine

Regional Features & Food Pairings

Foods to pair with Blauer Wildbacher:

Asian food
Fish
Salad
Fun Fact about Blauer Wildbacher

Top Wines with Blauer Wildbacher

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Langmann Schilcher Frizzante

Langmann

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Langmann Schilcher Frizzante is a delightful sparkling wine that originates from the Schilcher region in Austria. Crafted with precision and care, this wine showcases the expertise of the winemakers in this renowned appellation. The vineyards where the grapes are grown benefit from the unique microclimate and soil composition, resulting in exceptional fruit quality. The winemaking process involves a gentle pressing of the grapes, followed by a controlled fermentation to preserve the vibrant flavors and aromas. The wine is characterized by its refreshing effervescence, lively acidity, and notes of red berries and citrus. Langmann Schilcher Frizzante is a perfect choice for those seeking a vibrant and invigorating sparkling wine experience.
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Strohmeier Schilcher Frízzante Natural

Strohmeier

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Strohmeier Schilcher Frízzante is a delightful sparkling wine that showcases the unique characteristics of the Schilcher grape variety. Produced in the Styria region of Austria, this wine is crafted by a passionate and skilled winemaker who pays meticulous attention to detail. The vineyards where the grapes are grown benefit from the region's cool climate and mineral-rich soils, resulting in vibrant and expressive flavors. The winemaking process involves a careful selection of grapes, gentle pressing, and a secondary fermentation that creates the wine's effervescence. The Strohmeier Schilcher Frízzante is known for its refreshing acidity, lively bubbles, and notes of red berries, citrus, and herbs. It is a perfect choice for those seeking a unique and vibrant sparkling wine experience.
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Strohmeier Brut Nature Rosé Natural

Strohmeier

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Strohmeier Brut Nature Rosé is a captivating sparkling wine that showcases the expertise of its producer. Crafted in a renowned appellation, this wine is made from grapes grown in exceptional vineyards. The vineyard features unique characteristics that contribute to the wine's distinct flavor profile. The winemaking process involves meticulous attention to detail, resulting in a wine that is elegant and refined. Strohmeier Brut Nature Rosé is known for its vibrant and refreshing style, with delicate bubbles and a beautiful pink hue. It offers a delightful balance of fruitiness and acidity, making it a perfect choice for those seeking a sophisticated and enjoyable sparkling wine experience.
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Chicken
Pork
Soup
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Turkey
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Langmann Pet Nat Schilcher

Langmann

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Langmann Pet Nat Schilcher is a sparkling gem from the esteemed Langmann winery in the West Styrian appellation of Austria. Renowned for their innovative and high-quality wines, Langmann produces this unique Pet Nat from the indigenous Blauer Wildbacher grape. The vineyards, characterized by their steep slopes and rich, mineral soils, contribute to the wine's distinct character. Crafted using the ancestral method, the wine undergoes natural fermentation in the bottle without added sugars or yeasts, capturing the essence of its terroir. Langmann Pet Nat Schilcher delights with its vibrant acidity, lively bubbles, and fresh, zesty notes of red berries and citrus. This natural sparkling wine offers a refreshing, food-friendly experience that reflects the winery’s commitment to tradition and innovation.
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Chicken
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Shellfish
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