For the new issue of their wine guide, A la Carte wine director Willi Balanjuk tasted and evaluated 2,597 wines from 410 producers. We are very pleased with these positive reviews in the Wine Guide 2019:
94 points for our 2015 Blaufränkisch Saybritz
Willi Balanjuk’s tasting note: Robust colour, complex aromas: blackberry, black cherry, finely interwoven woody spice, fine herbal notes. A rich wine, dense and tightly-knit texture, finely-grained finish; persistent on the palate with plum & cranberry in the aftertaste.
94 points for our 2015 Blaufränkisch Szapary
Willi Balanjuk’s tasting note: Deep colour, multi-layered bouquet of blackberry & juniper; finely woven oak spice and leafy notes – a substantial wine, dense & tightly woven structure, fine & long finish with retronasal cranberry aromas.
93 points for our 2013 Blaufränkisch vom Riegl Eisenberg DAC Reserve
Willi Balanjuk’s tasting note: Intense colour in the core, mature rim. Plum, cocoa, blueberry; a robust wine, lively structure, finely-grained tannins, good length, fruity finish.
91 points for our 2015 Rote Küvee
Willi Balanjuk’s tasting note: Youthful colour, pronounced bouquet, blackberry, some slightly sauvage notes, blueberry, slightly leafy notes; a rich wine with a lively structure, firm tannin, long finish with cranberry finish aromatics.
91 points for our 2016 Blaufränkisch
Willi Balanjuk’s tasting note: Deep colour, intense fruit; blackberry & cranberry, firm, lively structure, elegant flow on the palate, fruity finish, fine tannins, cranberry in the finish, good length.
91 points for our 2017 Gemischter Satz
Willi Balanjuk’s tasting note: Light yellow in colour, pronounced aromas of pear & quince, herbs; firm & dense structure, fine tannin on the finish, good length, grapefruit in the finish aromatics.