Wine Zantho, Zweigelt, 2009
Wine is incredibly deep ruby red color.
The wine has a full, pleasant fruity flavor with fine acidity and elegant, long finish.
Magnificent aroma of the wine reveals notes of red fruits, hints of strawberry and hints of cinnamon.
The wine will be paired with excellent meat dishes, game, hard and soft blue cheese, macaroni and cheese.
Zweigelt grapes for wine grown on its own vineyards estates near the village of Hendaye. The soils here are quite dry, sandy and rich in minerals. These sites are considered to be one of the driest and hottest in Austria, contributing to the creation of high quality red and white wines. In the production of wine is used in fermentation vats of stainless steel at a temperature of 28-30 ° C, and the shutter part in oak casks.
Variety Zweigelt - a relatively new type of grape, he was removed in 1922 and named in honor of Dr. Zweigelt, who has made the greatest contribution to the creation of the class. At its core, Zweigelt is the product of crossing varieties Blaufränkisch and St. Laurent. Today it is one of the most important red grape in Austria.
The first mention of the village ANDA referred to 1488, when it had a second name - Tsanto. The word refers to starovengerskomu notion of "economy". By 1546 the village was fixed for the modern German name ANDA.
Wine producer Zantho jointly established wineries Umantum and Wolfgang Peck, the owner of cellars in ANDA. Joseph Umantum responsible for the quality control of grapes and vineyards, and Wolfgang Peck - for the process of winemaking. The total area of vineyards today occupies about 50 hectares. In recent years in improving the quality of local wines has invested about 7 million euros, making local production has become one of the most modern in Austria. The main goal of the winemakers - the production and export of the best wines of Austria worldwide.