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PFAFFL Zweigelt Reserve BURGGARTEN 2011

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Weingut R&A PFAFFL Zweigelt Reserve BURGGARTEN 2011

Region: Weinviertel, Austria

Alcohol: 14%

Accolade: 

  • Falstall 90 pt
  • A la Carte, 91 Pt
  • AWC 2013, Silver

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Wine maker notes: THE SOIL This south-facing slope belongs to the Flyshzone, where marl and sandstone, with a layer of thin loess are typical. All together this leads to a very high maturity of the grapes. THE VINES have been approx. 15 years old and are cultivated in a dense of around 4500 vines/ha. To profit from the rising ground-heat and to reach a high foliage-wall we use a trellis training system at about 60-90 cm and apply the guyot cutting system. THE HARVEST took place by the mid of October at 21° KMW, picked by hand with a small, well-trained team, which selected the grapes directly in the vineyard. IN THE CELLAR the grapes have been squeezed and must was fermented with automatic temperature-control at 28°C for 21 days in stainless steel tanks with pumping over. 70% of the wine has been stored in new Barriques , after 18 months the wine was bottled in our cellar in Burgundy-bottles. 

Grape Variety/Blend: Zweigelt 

Tasting notes: Dark ruby red, dense color, the full ripe cherry aroma Dark cherries and sour cherries with spice. On the palate, very soft, velvety tannins. Beautifully integrated wood.

Food Pairing: Ideal companion to game and roast meat.

Best to be served at 18-19°C.

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PFAFFL Zweigelt Reserve BURGGARTEN 2011

PFAFFL Zweigelt Reserve BURGGARTEN 2011

Weingut R&A PFAFFL Zweigelt Reserve BURGGARTEN 2011

Region: Weinviertel, Austria

Alcohol: 14%

Accolade: 

  • Falstall 90 pt
  • A la Carte, 91 Pt
  • AWC 2013, Silver

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