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Landesweingut Kloster Pforta GmbH
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2016 Bad Kösen Saalhäuser Blauer Zweigelt trocken Alte Reben, Saale-Unstrut, Germany

Very light hint of tobacco and some earthy notes on the nose, predominantly dark berries, hint of cherries and some tree bark. Clear, straightforward, fairly juicy, ripe fruit on the palate, light nutty and floral notes, hint of blood in the background, earthyand mineral traces, fine, youthful tannins, slightly noticeable warm alcohol, fairly firm structure, good to very good finish.

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Last reviewed: 25 October, 2019
Price: 18.90 €
Type: Rotwein(Red wine)
Quantity: 0.75 L
Alcohol content: 13.5%
Classification: QbA
Sweetness: trocken(dry)
Bottle closure: Natural cork
Maturing: oak barrel
Variety: Blauer Zweigelt
Registration number: 0022519

Synonym (also Blaue Zweigeltrebe) for the grape variety Zweigelt; see there.

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