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Weingut Leitner

Red wine 2015 Ried Altenberg Zweigelt dry, Burgenland, Austria

Type: Red wine
Quantity: 0.75 l
Alcohol content : 13.5%
Price: 29.00 €
Bottle closue: Natural cork
Maturing: Barrique
Registration number : #LN12718/17

Wine Review Report :

wein.plus rating: Very good (88 WP)
Last reviewed: 11 December, 2019
Editor note: Hint of bacon, light dried vegetal notes on the nose, black and a few red berries, light earthy notes, hint of mushrooms, licorice and peppery traces. Tart fruit on the palate, lightly toasted, smoky oak, earthy, nutty and dried floral notes, persistent and quite full-bodie, hint of bacon, peppery traces, some depth, fairly dark fruit as well as earthy notes and smoky oak on a very good, fairly firm finish.
Best to drink: To 2022+
wein.plus rating: 89 WP
Last reviewed: 8 January, 2018
Editor note: Fairly deep nose, black berriees and cherries, herbaceous traces, hint of licorice, floral traces, light oak, mineral notes. Ripe, firm, fairly polished, juicy, predominantly dark fruit on the palate, light spicy oak and some cocoa, youthful, very fine tannins, persistent, quite full-bodied, cool ethereal notes, some depth, creamy, elegant bite, salty mineral notes, peppery traces, spicy oak and cocoa on a very good finish, ripe and juicy.
Best to drink: To 2022+

The province of Burgenland with the capital Eisenstadt is located in the very east of Austria. It borders Slovakia in the north, Hungary in the east, Slovenia in the south for a few kilometres and the two Austrian provinces of Lower Austria and Styria in the west. Wine-growing has been of great importance here for at least two and a half millennia, which is underlined by the regional variation of the historian Johannes Aventinus (1477-1534)'s saying "Extra Pannoniam non es vita; si est vita, non est ita" (You cannot live outside Pannonia; if you can live, you cannot live like here)....

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