Winery Christine Pröstler - Cuvée Fränk

Winery Christine Pröstler Cuvée Fränk

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The Cuvée Fränk of Winery Christine Pröstler is a red wine from the region of Franken.
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Details and technical informations about Winery Christine Pröstler's Cuvée Fränk.

Grape varieties
Region/Great wine region
Style of wine
Contains sulfites

Discover the grape variety: Baroque

From a morphological point of view, Baroque seems to have common origins with Tannat. Still called Blanc Bordelais, this white grape variety is distinguished essentially by the characteristics of its leaves. Those that are still young are both yellowish and downy. Their bumps have a somewhat bronzed appearance. The adult leaves have angular teeth. The leaves are not very three-lobed and have a pubescent, downy blade. The Baroque is grown in the Adour basin, mainly in Tursan and in certain vineyards in the Gers. Its production area is therefore not very large. This grape variety manages to resist oidium, unlike other varieties, and its harvest must be well done and free of rot. The harvest must be well done and free of rot, which leads to a better result and a more successful wine production. Moreover, the development of Baroque must be slowed down in time, bearing in mind that this type of grape variety only matures about twenty days after Chasselas.

Informations about the Winery Christine Pröstler

The winery offers 22 different wines.
Its wines get an average rating of 3.8.
It is in the top 15 of the best estates in the region
It is located in Franken

The Winery Christine Pröstler is one of of the world's great estates. It offers 12 wines for sale in the of Franken to come and discover on site or to buy online.

Top wine Franken
In the top 35000 of of Germany wines
In the top 2000 of of Franken wines
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The wine region of Franken

Franken, or Franconia in English, is a wine-growing region in the northwest of Germany's historic state of Bavaria. Though Bavaria may be more famous for its beer, Franken boasts a proud viticultural tradition and is one of the most unique regions in the country. There are just over 6,100 hectares (15,073 ac) of vines Planted in Franken and around 80 percent of these are white Grape varieties. Here, Riesling plays second fiddle to the often overlooked Silvaner and Müller-Thurgau.

Indeed, Silvaner lays claim as Franken's leading grape variety and is one of the only places in the world where it outperforms Riesling. This area is also home to the distinctive Bocksbeutal, an ellipsoidal bottle that is protected by the European Union. More than 40 percent of all Franken wines are bottled in the Bocksbeutel, which is often described as flagon-like in appearance. Only Franken and nearby villages in northern Baden are allowed to use the Bocksbeutal, with selected areas in Portugal, Italy and Greece permitted to employ their own variations.

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