Zweigelt “Loach” IGT, Radoar
Organic

Zweigelt “Loach” IGT, Radoar - 2018

Item # 23037 750mL
$32.99/ Single Bottle
$395.88 $356.29/ Case of 12
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Wine made from grapes grown without synthetic pesticides, fertilizers and herbicides in the vineyard.


Tasting Notes

Zweigelt from the Dolomites that was fermented in chestnut casks and then pressed and matured in 500 liter barrels for 2 years before bottling. Norbert Blasbichler is the 15th generation to run the Radoar estate.


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