Blaufränkisch (Austria)

Blaufränkisch is a red wine grape from Austria.

Synonyms of the variety are Frankovka, Lemberger or Blauer Limberger.


has been around since the Middle Ages.

Once it was considered one of the greatest wine grapes in the world.

Unlike grapes from Italy and France that have travelled all the world, stayed in the Austria/Hungary region to be cultivated and consumed.

It is genetically related to Zweigelt and St.Laurent.