In Carnuntum the very far east of Austria, where you can find one of the world’s best Blaufränkisch origins: Spitzerberg. The extremely poor calcareous soils as well as the dry and warm microclimate are just perfect for Austria’s most exciting red grape variety. If you like freshness and elegance combined with mineral tension and finesse, find yourself in red wine heaven.
Dorli Muhr produces puristic, terroir-driven style of Blaufränkisch and the terroir of the Spitzerberg, which has always been planted with Blaufränkisch. “Even today there is still no building and no winery, just a rented garage with all you need to produce wine: a press, vats and barrels. No tasting room and no ex-cellar sales, it’s more of a garage winery. The wine quality has always been very good here, but in the past couple of years, I have found it truly exceptional, especially the Spitzerberg grand vin, which is one of my favorite red wines in all of Austria. The purity, finesse and vibrant energy of this wine is unique, and I don’t know any other Austrian red wine that tells me more about the vintage and the terroir than about the winemaker.” – Stephan Reinhardt, The Wine Advocate
In a few short years, Weingut Dorli Muhr has established itself at the very pinnacle of the Austrian wine scene. With her refined Blaufränkisch wines, Dorli Muhr continues to set new standards for Austrian reds: finesse, lightfootedness, highly aromatic and pure elegance, like a true ballerina.