Affentaler Spatburgunder Rotwein

Red Blends from Germany

Price: $14.99
Item No. 44515

Winemaker's Notes

A velvety, full bodied bouquet and its sparkling ruby red color makes Affentaler a favorite among wine connoisseurs. Its quality, combined with the traditional hand painted Monkey bottle, makes it an attention getting package and guarantees to please both palate and eye. Spaetburgunder can be enjoyed on its own and makes an ideal companion for salmon, all types of meat and pasta dishes. Its robust character also lets it stand up to oriental and cajun food.

Learn About Affentaler

Already back in the year 1250 the Zisterzienser Nuns at the Lichtenthal Convent in the Ave Maria Valley (Avethal) started to cultivate "Spaetburgunder", the most noble of Germany's red wine grapes. Here - favored by the ideal climate of the Ortenau area and helped by the heat absorbing soil on the steep sunny vineyards - Spaetburgunder develops to its best. Still today, Spaetburgunder from the "Ave Valley" is harvested by hand and developed in large oak barrels.

Learn About Other German

Other regions of Germany that are producing and exporting wine to the US are the Pfaltz and Nahe. The Pfaltz region, south of the Rheingau, is making both Riesling and Gewurztraminer. These white wines are generally of excellent value. The fruit character is a bit more zingy and the acidity less sharp than the Mosel & Rheingau wines. So while often not as complex, still very...

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Learn About Other Red Blends

Other Red Red wines are certainly not limited to Cabernet and Pinot Noir - or even Nebbiolo and Grenache. There are a multitude of grape varieties throughout the world, however, in a Darwinian sense, survival of the fittest only brings us wines made from grapes that can adapt to changing climates and winemaking techniques. Notable Facts Our other red wines primarily consists of...

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