Peter Schweiger Zweigelt 2011, a signature Austrian red grape, Zweigelt gives an amazingly lively, refreshing, juicy wine, full of cherry and blackberry fruit, with the sophisticated gloss typical of Austrian reds. It likes being served slightly chilled - pure pleasure! Alcohol content 12.5%.
Producer Weingut Peter Schweiger is a small, family-owned producer based in the Kamptal region, which along with the Wachau is home to Austria’s most famous and highly regarded dry wines. Peter’s sixteen hectares of vineyards are planted to Grüner Veltliner, Riesling and Zweigelt, and are farmed sustainably, by hand. Vineyard From the Kogelberg vineyard, the grapes for this wine are grown on primary rock soil at about 280 metres above sea level. Great care and attention is paid to using environmentally friendly and sustainable cultivation methods in the vineyard. The grapes were harvested by hand in mid-October. Winery The must was fermented for ten days, with skin contact throughout, then aged in stainless steel tanks before bottling in the March following the vintage.
Here at The Cheese Larder we are very pleased to be able to supply a selection of Wines and Port from Berkmann Wine Cellars. This prestigious company has been awarded the title of 'Great Value Wine Merchant of the year for three consecutive years (2011-2013) by the judging panel of the Sommelier Wine Awards. Whether you are looking for an everyday bottle of wine or something a little more special we are sure we have something to your taste.
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