Kobal

Blaufrankisch

8.9101 ratings
8.923 pro ratings
Slovenia
Blaufränkisch
Mushrooms, Pork
Top Notes For
Daniel P. Drake

Tonight I have opened the 2016 Kobal Bläufrankisch from Slovenia. This would be my first wine from this part of the world.

On the nose there is cherry, blackberry, licorice, caramelized wood and dry soil.

On the palate I am getting sour cherry, blackberry, herbs, spice and dry soil.

This wine is medium to full bodied with medium + acidity and medium + gripping tannins that lead right to a long tart finish. A nice wine for a very young Bläufrankisch. Over time I'm sure it will fill out but I am intrigued by the tartness. We are starting another weekend so please stay safe and enjoy your weekend of wine. Nostrovia! 🍷🍷🍷🍷

Tonight I have opened the 2016 Kobal Bläufrankisch from Slovenia. This would be my first wine from this part of the world.

On the nose there is cherry, blackberry, licorice, caramelized wood and dry soil.

On the palate I am getting sour cherry, blackberry, herbs, spice and dry soil.

This wine is medium to full bodied with medium + acidity and medium + gripping tannins that lead right to a long tart finish. A nice wine for a very young Bläufrankisch. Over time I'm sure it will fill out but I am intrigued by the tartness. We are starting another weekend so please stay safe and enjoy your weekend of wine. Nostrovia! 🍷🍷🍷🍷

2 people found it helpfulJul 28th, 2018
Fred Dex

Master Sommelier

9.0

Peppy, spicy, fun Blaüfrankisch from Slovenia! Juicy red berries, herbs, black pepper! @rxwinelab

Peppy, spicy, fun Blaüfrankisch from Slovenia! Juicy red berries, herbs, black pepper! @rxwinelab

1 person found it helpfulMay 20th, 2015
Kyle Pallischeck

Good fruit but missing the spice I want from a Blau.

Good fruit but missing the spice I want from a Blau.

Oct 12th, 2015
Phil Stice

A bit bigger and gamey-er than I'd expect.

A bit bigger and gamey-er than I'd expect.

Mar 18th, 2015
Fred Dex

Master Sommelier

8.9

Slovenian Blaufrankisch

Slovenian Blaufrankisch

Dec 6th, 2014
Jon Anderson

Deep burgundy color. Heavy cranberry nose. Disappointingly short and uninteresting finish after a tart berry palate. Could use more time.

Deep burgundy color. Heavy cranberry nose. Disappointingly short and uninteresting finish after a tart berry palate. Could use more time.

Nov 28th, 2014
Brad Ball

Sommelier/Wine Director Social Wine Bar

8.2

A bit simple and short

A bit simple and short

Nov 12th, 2014
Rebecca Hopkins

PR Folio Fine Wine Partners

8.1

A fine delicious bright lovely rose petal cranberry. A little short on finish

A fine delicious bright lovely rose petal cranberry. A little short on finish

Oct 13th, 2014
Andrew Nelson

Big and beautiful Blaufrankisch

Big and beautiful Blaufrankisch

Jul 9th, 2014
James Casey

Chicken liver lover

Chicken liver lover

May 13th, 2014