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Arachon T.FX.T 2018

Reflects the full potential of the winegrowing region in Burgenland
  • $96.00

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Primary Notes: Blackberry Red Currant, Cherry Pepper Mineral

Secondary Notes: Dark Chocolate, Coffee

Tertiary Notes:

Body: Full

Dryness: Dry

Acidity: Medium

Tannin: Medium +

Alcohol (%): 14

Origin: Burgenland, Austria

Maker: ARACHON T.FX.T

Grape: Blaufränkisch

Fermentation: Organic Heavy Wood

Awards:

Decanting: Up to 30 minutes

Serving Temperature: Best served between 16–18 degrees.

Asian Food Pairing: KBBQ, Wagyudon, Beef Pho

Western Food Pairing: Potobello mushroom burger, Spaghetti meatballs, cheese

Description

Arachon T.FX.T 2018

Arachon T.FX.T is a joint venture of friends and three wineries: Szemes, FX. Pichler and Tement. Deep ruby red colour with a violet hue. The bouquet exudes aromas of blackberries, sweet cherries and nuances of coffee and spices. The full-bodied palate has structured tannins, a pleasant berry juiciness and mineral terroir following through to a red currant finish with a touch of dark chocolate.

Ageing potential: Keep until 2036.

 

80% Blaufränkisch, 10% Zweigelt, 5% Merlot and 5% Cabernet Sauvignon. The highest quality grapes from vineyards up to 65 years old. The fruit comes from in-house vineyards across the winegrowing region in Burgenland. Arachon comes from the Old Slavic-Alto-Slovenian language and was the name of the village of Horitschon in the Middle Ages, this wine's home. The vines grow in slate, loam, loess soil.

Hand harvesting of the grapes. Natural and spontaneous fermentation in stainless steel tanks. The wine matures for 18 months in (partly new) 500 L barrels.