Zweigelt "Falkenstein", Dürnberg

Zweigelt "Falkenstein", Dürnberg - 2018

Item # 21507 750mL
$16.96/ Single Bottle
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$203.52 $183.17/ Case of 12
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Tasting Notes

This comes from Zweigelt vines planted in deep, clay soils giving a more fruited style of wine that's ideal for every night at the table. This comes from a part within the Falkensteiner Rosenberg vineyard which has a soil of clay and humus. Fermented in vats then aged in 500 liter oak casks and stainless steel for 6 months.


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About the Producer

Weingut Dürnberg is located in the traditional wine village of Falkenstein, in the heart of Austria’s Weinviertel. The Weinviertel, which means “wine quarter," is located in the northeast quadrant of the country. This area is Austria’s viticultural region. Wine-growing has been documented here since the 12th century. Falkenstein was a very important center of commerce: between the 13th and 17th...

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Astor's Glossary of Terms

Zweigelt

Zweigelt, modestly named by Fritz Zweigelt of the Federal Institute for Viticulture and Pomology at Klosterneuburg, Austria in 1922, is a crossing of Blaufränkisch and St.-Laurent. It has risen to fame in its homeland and beyond, and now is the single most widely grown red grape variety in Austria. Offering some of the best attributes of both its parents, Zweigelt is very resistant to frost (an...

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Austria

Austrian wine is finally getting the attention it deserves. Ever since the late 1980s, Austrian winemaking has taken a much more rigorous approach to quality control, and returned to its roots in organic viticulture.

Deservedly famous for its white wines (Grüner Veltliners especially), Austria makes a number of delicious red wines as well.The most widely grown red grape in Austria is...

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