The Eichkogel Zweigelt Reserve from the wine-growing region of Lower Austria offers itself in the glass in dense light red. The nose shows this winery Krug red wine all sorts of morello cherries, black cherries, plums and prunes. As if that wasn't impressive enough, the stainless steel aging adds oriental spices, cocoa bean and black tea.
The Weingut Krug Eichkogel Zweigelt Reserve presents itself to the wine enthusiast pleasantly dry. This red wine never shows itself coarse or meager, as one might expect from a wine in the high quality wine range. In the finish, this youthful from the wine-growing region of Lower Austria finally inspires with beautiful length. Once again, hints of plum and morello cherry show through.
Vinification of the Eichkogel Zweigelt Reserve by Weingut Krug
This powerful red wine from Austria is made from the Zweigelt grape variety. After the grape harvest, the grapes reach the winery by the fastest route. Here they are sorted and carefully broken up. Fermentation follows in stainless steel tanks at controlled temperatures. Vinification is followed by aging on the fine lees for several months before the wine is finally bottled.
Food recommendation for the winery Krug Eichkogel Zweigelt Reserve
This Austrian red wine is best enjoyed at a temperature of 15 - 18°C. It is perfect as an accompanying wine to roasted calf's liver with apples, onions and balsamic vinegar sauce, vegetable couscous with beef meatballs or duck breast with sugar snap peas.
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