Zweigelt Langenlois 2016
A vine-cultivator from Langenlois, Friedrich Zweigelt, created the variety 1922 by a crossing of two idigenous varieties: Blaufränkisch and St. Laurent. Some of the oldest Zweigelt vines are now growing in Langenlois. They have already dug their roots deeply into the loamy loess soils in the west of Langenlois. These vines form the basis of our Village Wine (Ortswein).
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Vinification
Selective harvest by hand in early October. Destemmed. Without sulphurisation of the grape must or juice. Fermented for 2 weeks on the skin, with cultured yeast. Final fermentation in small and big oak barrels. Spontaneous malolactic fermentation. Matured in cask on the lees for 28 months. Bottled in November 2018.
Wine description
Beautiful cherry fruit, pomegranate, some orange zest; smooth but juicy, pleasant fruit notes, fine lines, some spice, clear and fresh, dark fruits in it's core.
Alcohol
13,0 % vol.
Ageing potential
8 years +
Serving temperature
18°C