Before the talk Franken region from Germany, let's quick and simple overwiev all German wine region as well as grape varieties of country.
There are officially 13 wine region in Germany, mostly well-known regions are Mosel, Rheingau and Franken. Mostly planted grape variety is Riesling which is covering 20,8 % of the nation vineyards. The other grapes are followed by Müller-Thurgau ( Rivaner), Silvaner, Spätburgender, Dornfelder.
The Franken region is centered along the Main river most of its vineyards planted on hilly slopes of the river. Würzburg is the principal city and wine center of region's and home the famed vineyard of Stein. Here is the region most planted grapes are Silvaner and Müller-Thurgau.
Silvaner grape is one of the oldest variety that was the most important grape in Germany. Today is Silvaner, covering planted only 7% in the all regions of country therefore it has been suggested that Franken is the only place on the world where Silvaner outperforms Riesling.
This region is also home to the distinctive bottle that called Bocksbeutal and protected by European Union. More than 40 % of all Franken wines are bottled in the Bocksbeutel. Only Franken and nearby region in northern Baden are allowed to use this bottle shape, with selected areas in Portugual ( Mateus rose), Italy ( Greco di Bianco), Greece ( Kafelonia, Paros, Peloponnese)