In the glass, the Portugieser red wine Tonneau from Weingut Hammel reveals a bright light red color. In the glass, this red wine from Weingut Hammel presents aromas of plums, complemented by toasted wood, cinnamon and coffee/mocha. The Weingut Hammel Portugieser red wine Tonneau is pleasantly dry. This red wine is never coarse or austere, as you would expect from a wine. On the palate, this balanced red wine is characterized by an incredibly velvety and creamy texture. Thanks to the balanced fruit acidity, the Portugieser red wine Tonneau flatters the palate with a pleasing sensation without lacking in juicy liveliness. The finish of this well-maturing red wine from the Palatinate wine-growing region impresses with a good aftertaste.
Vinification of Weingut Hammel Portugieser Rotwein Tonneau
The basis for the balanced Portugieser Rotwein Tonneau from the Palatinate is grapes from the Blauer Portugieser grape variety. After the grape harvest, the grapes are quickly taken to the press house. Here they are selected and carefully crushed. Fermentation then takes place in large oak barrels at controlled temperatures. Vinification is followed by maturation on the fine lees for several months before the wine is finally bottled.
Dining recommendation for the Portugieser red wine Tonneau from Weingut Hammel
This red wine from Germany is best enjoyed at a temperature of 15 - 18°C as an accompaniment to vegetable couscous with beef rissoles, lamb ragout with chickpeas and dried figs or duck breast with sugar snap peas.