Zweigelt, Renner
Organic

Zweigelt, Renner - 2018

Item # 42630 750mL
$24.96/ Single Bottle
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$149.76 $134.78/ Case of 6
Color
Red
Vintage
Country
Grape Variety

Production Methods

Organic

Organic

Practicing Organic

Wine made from grapes grown without synthetic pesticides, fertilizers and herbicides in the vineyard.


Tasting Notes

A third generation, family-run Austrian winery that has a more natural outlook on their wines. This is pure, unadulterated Zweigelt - the local grape that is a cross of the elegant Saint-Laurent and the robust Blaufränkisch. The resulting wine is lively, fruit-driven and fresh on the palate. The type you can drink with a slight chill.


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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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