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Rotwein 2015 Zweigelt trocken "Die letzten Tropfen der Menschheit", Vienna, Austria

Type: Rotwein (Red wine)
Quantity: 0.75 L
Alcohol content: 13%
Sweetness: trocken (dry)
Classification: Qualitätswein (quality wine)
Price: 10.00 €
Bottle closure: Screw cap
Maturing: large wood
Registration number: #LK1264/18

Wine Review Report:

wein.plus rating: very good (85 WP) What our ratings mean
Last reviewed: 21 February, 2020
Best to drink: 2020+ What our ratings mean
Editor note: Light floraland vegetal notes on the nose, red and black berry fruit, earthy notes, rubbery traces. Straightforward, dry, elegant, juicyfruit on the palate, hint of citrus, light spicy notes, fairly persistent, moderate tannins, light acid bite, not particularly deep, tart finish.

In Austria, viticulture has been practised since the time of settlement by the Celts almost 3,000 years ago. The Burgenland municipality of Zagersdorf and the Lower Austrian municipality of Stillfried in the Weinviertel are considered the oldest wine-growing communities in Austria. In both places, grape seeds were found that date back to 700 and 900 BC respectively and can clearly be assigned to the species Vitis vinifera. The lifting of the ban on planting vines outside Italy by Emperor Domitian (51-96) by Emperor Probus (232-282) had a positive...

The red grape variety (breeding number Klosterneuburg 181-2-71) is a new breeding between St. Laurent x Blaufränkisch (which was confirmed by DNA analyses carried out in 1997). Synonyms are Blaue Zweigeltrebe, Blauer Zweigelt, Cvaigelt, Cveigelt, Klosterneuburg 71, Rotburger, Semenac Cerni 71, Zweigelt 71, Zweigeltrebe and Zwiegelt. The cross was made in 1922 by Dr. Fritz Zweigelt (1888-1964) at the Klosterneuburger Weinbauinstitut (Lower Austria), who gave it the name Rotburger. It was not until 1975, in the course of the...

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