Panobile, Nittnaus
Organic

Panobile, Nittnaus - 2017

Item # 38425 750mL
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Wine made from grapes grown organically using natural composting techniques and special preparations of herbal sprays while following the astronomical calendar.


Tasting Notes

The current Nittnaus estate was established by Hans’ grandfather Johann Nittnaus in 1927, and was taken over by Anita & Hans in 1985. In 1990, Hans Nittnaus created the name “Pannobile” from the word “Pannonia” (a Roman word describing the terroir) to produce a terroir driven premium wine using primarily indigenous grapes. This red wine is a 50/50 blend of Zweigelt and Blaufränkisch. The Nittnaus estate utilizes dry farming and all their wines are unfiltered and vegan.


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