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Zweigelt
2013 Zweigelt

Viticulture

Vineyard: Several vineyards located on Neubruch plateau.
Soil Type: A selection of vineyards and soil types; gravel, Loess, sandy and clay.
Vine Age:
Irrigation: No irrigation
Harvest Date: 16 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.
This is a cuvee made from a selection of vineyards located on a plateau called Neubruch.
Harvested by hand, three weeks long maceration and fermentation in temperature controlled stainless steel tanks.

Tasting Notes:

Color: Light garnet.
Nose: Ripe cherry and carnations with a hint of tar.
Palate: It is fresh and fruity, with soft tannins and a pleasing aftertaste.
Other: It will go well with pasta, pizza and grilled red meat.

Chemical Analysis:

Alc (%): 12.5
RS (g/l): 1
TA (g/l): 4.9
pH: