AUSTRIA


Zweigelt
2010 Zweigelt

Viticulture

Vineyard: From different single vineyards located on the Neubruch plateau.
Soil Type: A variety of soils; Loess, sandy, clay and gravely.
Vine Age:
Irrigation: No irrigation
Harvest Date: 15 October
Yield:

Vinification:

The Zweigelt grape varietal was created by Dr. Fritz Zweigelt in 1922 and is a cross between St. Laurent and Blaufrankish. It is the most planted red variety in Austria covering 14% of the total vineyards' surface.
Bunches are pressed whole, the must is then fermented in temperature controlled in stainless steel tanks.

Tasting Notes:

Color: Light red with hints of blue on the rim.
Nose: Some hints of cloves and cherry carried on to the palate.
Palate: Cherry & cloves, juicy, soft and rounded tannins.
Other: Zweigelt goes well with dark meats, spicy dishes or Italian cooking.

Chemical Analysis:

Alc (%): 12.5
RS (g/l): 1.4
TA (g/l): 4.6
pH:
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