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Blauer Zweigelt Alte Reben 2011

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A bottle of Blauer Zweigelt Alte Reben

The Zweigelt is the star among the Austrian red wine varieties. The reason for this is the great versatility of this notable grape. 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 to 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 younger vines, the old vinyards yield less but their grapes are much riper, more concentrated and show richer flavours. Their wine is therefore dark coloured, strong and always right for hearty food or for romantic hours.

Made from organic grapes. AT-BIO-402

Tasting notes

This Blauer Zweigelt - Alte Reben (old grapevines) is dark red with a violet shimmer on the edge of the glass. Its flavour impresses with notable hints of cherry and dark fruits. The tannints are pronounced but Zweigelt-like mild.

Food suggestion

This wine goes perfeclty with game and other hearty meat dishes.

Ageing potential

Reaches its optimum two years after the harvest. Can be kept at least for over five years.


Details


Drinking Temperature:
18┬░ C
Alcohol Content:
13.5 %vol
Sugar Content:
1.8 g/L
Acidity:
5.3 g/L
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