Blauer Zweigelt Alte Reben 2008Current Wines | Wines from 2008
The Zweigelt is the star among the Austrian red wine varieties. The reason for this is the great versatility of this notable variety. Under skillful treatment the Zweigelt can yield fruity and velvety as well as heavy and full red wines with a great tannin structure. Good Zweigelt wines can easily be compared to renowned international varieties like Cabernet Sauvignon, yet the character of a Zweigelt always remains likable, easy too drink and charming on the palate.
The Blauer Zweigelt - Alte Reben (old grapevines) is made from the oldest vines of our winery. When compared to youner vines, the old vinyards yield much less but their grapes are much riper, more concentrated and show much richer flavours. Their wine is therefore dark coloured, strong and always right for hearty food or for romantic hours.
Our Blauer Zweigelt - Alte Reben (old grapevines) 2008 red and shows violet refelctions on the edge. Its flavour impresses with intense notes of cherry and dark fruits. The tannin structure ist pronounced but Zweigelt-like mild.
This wine suits perfeclty to game and other hearty meat dishes.
Reaches its optimum 2 years after the harvest. Can be kept at least for over 5 years.
- Drinking Temperature:
- 18° C
- Alcohol Content:
- 14.5 %vol
- Sugar Content:
- 1.4 g/L
- 5.2 g/L
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