Juicy & bright, velvety smooth. Simply delicious!
Tasting Notes: The grapes of this excellent wine originate from the Wagram wine growing area. The wine is aged for 18 months in large, old oak barrels which adds texture and weight to the mouthfeel. Dark ruby red with violet tones, blackberry and sour cherry notes with velvety tannins. Dry, medium bodied, lightly oaked with spice.
Heiderer-Mayer is a family run winery, established in 1844. Now run by Helmut and Gabriele Heiderer-Mayer who took over in 1990 and run their 25 hectares of vineyards which are currently in conversion gain their sustainability Austria certification.
This region, meaning `lower Austria` lies on the fertile Danube plain to the west of Vienna. Here there are a number of different regions, such as Wagram, Wachau, Kremstal and Kamptal, producing quality dry wines, mainly from the Riesling and Gruner Veltliner grape varieties. The Kamptal wine growing region, the area around StraB, in the Strasser Valley, traces back its origins of cultivating plants thousands of years with vines having been planted for hundreds of years. During medieval times, monastries and the nobility owned vineyards in this area.
Food Match : Serve with roasted wild poultry, honey roast ham or hard cheese.
Grape : 100% Zweigelt
Producer : Heiderer Mayer
Country : Niederosterreich, Austria