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"Deliciously fresh and one of the most food-friendly wines I´ve had this year. (TC)"

Wine expert JANCIS ROBINSON 2017 about our Zweigelt Reserve 2015
Weinviertel DAC new generation
Zweigelt
Reserve 2015
Deep ruby red with an opaque core, enormous fruit with plenty of ripe wild berries and black cherries, on the palate roastet juniper and friable tannins

PRODUCT OF: Austria
REGION: Lower Austria
QUALITY: Qualitätswein
DRINKING AGE: 2-10 years
TO SERVE AT: 14-16° C
ALCOHOL: 14,0 vol%
RESIDUAL SUGAR: 1,2 g/L DRY
ACIDITY: 5,0 g/L
MUST WEIGHT: 20,5° KMW
STYLE Deep ruby red with an opaque core, enormous fruit with plenty of ripe wild berries and black cherries, on the palate roastet juniper and friable tannins.

Venison stew with green beans in bacon and cabbage or a spicy steak with fried potatoes are more than recommended for this Zweigelt!

VINIFICATION The Zweigelt ripens until the end of October to fully develop its body, before we harvest manually in small boxes to find the best combination of repeness and quality. Afterwards macerated and fermented for 14 days at 30° C in barriques to fully develop its extract density before it matures in small wood for 12 month.

TRAINING SYSTEM The medium high trellis training system and the high canopy provide the berries with optimal photosynthesis and the best air circulation for real good grapes. The cane pruning system leaves just one eye to shoot in spring. Additionally to the green harvest this brings a maximum of quality into our berries.

TERROIR In the hot vineyard Schilling the Zweigelt earns all its finesse. The soft hill facing south has tongues of brown earth, loam and loess. This offers ideal conditions for fine fruit, vibrant herbs and elegant acidity. Grapes growing here, have a lively body, because the adjacent forest Plot makes the nights cool, providing the berries with vibrant elegance.

WEATHER 2015 To keep it short and simple, this vintage was fabulously best. Warm, sometimes a little too warm, dry, sometimes a little too dry, and temperatures like summer during the harvest in autumn, served best quality and beautiful quantity to us.
AWARDS

2017 Weinparade Poysdorf >Zweigelt Reserve 2015< - Gold
2017 AWC Vienna >Zweigelt Reserve 2015< - Gold
2017 Tastings Chicago (USA) >Zweigelt Reserve 2012< - Gold
2017 VVT (CZ) >Zweigelt Reserve 2015< - Gold (Best Score)
2017 Grand Prix Vinex (CZ) >Zweigelt Reserve 2015< - Gold
2017 Weinguide Rot Ö >Zweigelt Reserve 2015< 4 von 5 Glasses

2016 Prague Wine Trophy (CZ) >Zweigelt Reserve 2012< - Prague Gold
2016 Weinparade Poysdorf >Zweigelt Reserve 2012< Bacchuspokal Winner

2014 Mundus Vini >Zweigelt Reserve 2011< - Gold (Best red wine in Austria)

2013 SALON Österreich Wein >Zweigelt Reserve 2011< SALON Zweigelt
2013 Weinparade Poysdorf >Zweigelt Reserve 2011< Gold

2011 SALON Österreich Wein >Zweigelt Reserve 2009< SALON-Winner  

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