Zweigelt

  • Grape
  • zz-why-galt

Austria's most planted red wine grape and is a cross between Blaufränkisch and St. Laurent (tastes like Pinot Noir). Resulting wines are bright, tart, and fruity.

Light-Bodied Red

Primary Flavors

  • Sour Cherry

  • Raspberry

  • Black Pepper

  • Licorice

  • Chocolate

Taste Profile

  • Body: Medium-Light
  • Sweetness: Dry
  • Tannin: Medium Low
  • Acidity: Medium-High
  • Alcohol: 11.5–13.5% ABV

Handling

  • Serving Temp Cellar (55–60°F)
  • Glass TypeAroma Collector
  • Decant 30 Minutes
  • Ageability3-5 years
  • Avg Price $15.00

Food Pairing

The ultimate picnic red that will moisten up even the driest piece of barbecue-grilled chicken and will even make store-bought macaroni salad taste amazing.

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