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Red wine AOC Zürichsee "CaDo", German-speaking Switzerland-Zurich, Switzerland

Type: Red wine
Quantity: 0.75 L
Alcohol content: 11%
Price: 21.60 €
Organic labeling: Vegan wine
Bottle closure: Natural cork
Maturing: Barrique
Registration number: #254552

Wine Review Report:

wein.plus rating: very good (87 WP) What our ratings mean
Last reviewed: 12 December, 2019
Editor note: Tart nose, predominantly black berries, earthy, dried vegetal and very light peppery notes. Tart fruit on the palate, light nutty and earthy as well as dried vegetal notes, hint of tobacco, slightlysandy tannins, light oak, has some substance in spite of the low level of alcohol, even slightly creamy, touch of spicy oak on a very good finish.
Best to drink: To 2024+ What our ratings mean

Term (also Eastern Switzerland) for the regions and areas of Switzerland with a predominantly German-speaking population. These are Mittelland, Northwestern Switzerland, Eastern Switzerland and Central Switzerland, as well as large parts of the Swiss Alps, which together cover around two-thirds of the country's surface area. In terms of wine law, it is one of the six Swiss wine regions with the 17 German-speaking cantons. The wine-growing cantons with vineyards (some with only a few hectares) are Aargau, Basle Country, Bern (Lake Thun), Glarus, Graubünden, Lucerne, Nidwalden,...

The Romans planted vines in the Basel and Windisch area around the turn of the century and founded viticulture. In the 6th century AD, monks from Burgundy founded the monastery of St. Maurice near Aigle in the canton of Vaud and cultivated vineyards. In the middle of the 8th century, there is evidence of vineyards in the Rhine valley in Chur and on Lake Constance. As elsewhere in Europe, viticulture was cultivated by the Cistercians in the Middle Ages. They founded the Hautcrèt Palézieux monastery and planted the first terraced vineyard on Lake Geneva in the canton of Vaud in 1142. The Dézaley area is still one of the...

The red grape variety (breeding number 17-92) is a new breed between zwischen Blauer Limberger (Blaufränkisch) x Dornfelder according to DNA analyses published in 2012. The crossing of Dornfelder x Cabernet Sauvignon stated in the breeding list turned out to be wrong. The cross was made in 1971 by the two Helmut Schleip and Bernd H. E. Hill at the State Teaching and Research Institute for Viticulture and Fruit Growing in Weinsberg (Württemberg). The plant variety protection was granted in the year. Incidentally, the new variety Cabernet Dorio was created...

The red grape variety (also Weinsberg S 341) is a new cross between Helfensteiner x Heroldrebe (which was confirmed by DNA analyses published in 2012). The cross was made in 1955 by August Herold (1902-1973) at the Lehr- und Versuchsanstalt Weinsberg in Württemberg (Germany). Plant variety protection was granted in 1979. The name goes back to Immanuel A. L. Dornfeld (1796-1869), after whose initiative the viticultural school in Weinsberg was founded. The same parents also created the Hegel variety. Dornfelder was a crossing partner...

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