Zweigelt is a grape variety grown and adored throughout Austria.
NOSE: Aromas of cranberries, currants, and light black pepper. .
PALATE: The medium palate and the medium to long finish are typical of warmer growing seasons. The cranberry aromatics found on the nose follow through on the palate along with flavors of lightly cracked pepper. This wine has leathery tannins with a medium to long finish.
2022 Jefferson Cup Invitational - Silver Medal
14 months in French Oak. 33% New French Oak. 33% Second Use. 33% Third Use.
A delicate complex wine with aromas of cranberry, currants, and black pepper.
This juice spent 20 days on its skins in an open top fermenter punched down four times per day.
Food Pairing Notes
Zweigelt is one of those rare reds that pair well with fish, particularly shellfish.