The Zweigelt is the most widely planted red variety in Austria. It was created by Dr. Zweigelt in 1922 by crossing Blaufrankisch and St. Laurent (two other typical Austrian varieties) grapes.
Color: Dark ruby red with tinges of purple
Nose: Red berries with a touch of vanilla.
Palate: Long elegant finish with toasty aromatic notes.
Food Pairing: Simply fantastic with barbecued food.
Aged in stainless steel tanks.
Wine Spectator, 90 points
“This red exhibits powerful cut to the dense and rich flavors of dried dark plum, berry and wild cherry. Features plenty of tannins, which are given focus by a backbone of acidity. The spicy finish shows a plush smokiness. Drink now through 2016. 1500 cases made.” – K.M.