Zweigelt Reserve

Appellation: Niederösterreich
Village & vineyard name: Schönberger Bernthal
Grape Variety: Zweigelt

Sourced from one of our oldest vineyards which produces very ripe and aromatic grapes with small berries. During a ripening process of about 18 months in small oak barrels, this Zweigelt develops elegant aromas of cherry-, plumb-, and berry compote. 

Soil: loess-loam terraces
Altitude: 240-310 Meters
Orientation: South-East
Age of vines: up to 60 years
Planting density: 3000-4000 vines per hectar
Training system: Guyot

Harvest yield: 2500 litres per hectar
Harvest date: mid-October
Fermentation: open mash fermentation for 14 days
Maturation: 225 litre barrels
Bottling: 30 months after harvest

Serving temperature: 16°C
Food pairing: spicy and mature cheese, gratinated vegetables, grilled meat, roast pork, venison

Vintage 2017:
3 stars Vinaria

Vintage 2016:
3 glasses wein.pur

Vintage 2017:
Wolfgang Wachter, Vinaria: Fein, zarteste Gewürznoten, Kirschen, Brombeeren und Heidelbeeren; fruchtbetont, feinkörnige Gewürze, reifes Gerbstoffnetz, feines Säurespiel, gute Länge, dunkle Frucht und Nelken klingen nach.

Vintage 2016:
Weichsel, Kirschen, Waldbeeren, gut eingebundene Tannine, angenehmer Trinkfluss, dezente Würze, toller Speisebegleiter

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