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SEIFRIED ZWEIGELT SYLVIA 2019

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Delightfully different – with an Austrian bent!

  • Closure: Screw Cap
  • Unit: Each
  • Volume: 750ml
  • Alcohol: 14.0%
  • Grape: 100% Zweigelt
  • Natural: Vegan Friendly

$15.99 elsewhere $18.99

Delightfully different – with an Austrian bent!

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This intriguing wine from Nelson often sits quietly on our shelf without drawing too much attention to itself but recently, famed UK wine writer, Jancis Robinson, tasted the 2014 Seifried Zweigelt and was rather taken by it. She has referred to her surprise and delight about it in a couple of articles now so we thought we should take a look. The 2014 has all gone from the local market but the 2019 is also very appealing. Bright and lifted aromatics with dark berry fruits and spice on the palate with a nice zippy wee drive through the finish. 


Winery notes (2019 Vintage)
"The 2019 Seifried Zweigelt comes from the outstanding hot, dry growing season we enjoyed in Nelson during 2018 – 2019. The wine has a deep dark red tone with dense dark fruit aromas. The palate has a rich fruit weight with dark plums, Christmas cake and mocha flavours. Tannins are generous and well proportioned with the succulent fruit weight. One to savour!

The Zweigelt is a red grape variety originating in Hermann’s homeland of Austria. It is a favourite at Seifried family gatherings. Our Brightwater vineyard has just 11 rows, totalling less than one hectare of Zweigelt vines.
 
Zweigelt has full round berries and bunches, with rich purple skin and intense fruit flavours. The grapes were de-stemmed and fermented on their skins, and hand plunged twice a day. Following fermentation, the wine was gently pressed from the skins and transferred to a mixture of new and three year old French oak barriques. The wine underwent malolactic fermentation and remained in barrel for 12 months.  The wine was racked from the barrel in May 2020."


4 ½ Stars Michael Cooper, January 2022 (2019 Vintage)
"The highly attractive, ageworthy 2019 vintage was matured for a year in new and seasoned French oak barriques. It has a fragrant, fresh, plummy, spicy bouquet. Full-bodied, it is vibrantly fruity, with concentrated, youthful fruit flavours and ripe, supple tannins. Well worth trying, it offers fine value."


90/100 Sam Kim, Wine Orbit, November 2020 (2019 Vintage)
"It's delightfully fruited and brightly expressed on the nose showing Black Doris plum, raspberry, floral and mixed spice aromas. The palate is equally appealing with lovely rounded mouthfeel and succulent fruit flavours, leading to a lengthy fruity finish. At its best: now to 2025."

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If for any reason you are not entirely happy with your order or you suspect that it may be affected by a quality issue, please do not hesitate to contact us and we will remedy the problem straight away. Contact us on (03) 3655134.

Note, for orders of 1 - 2 bottles we charge an additional $3 for packaging. To ensure the safety of the bottles we use specially designed posting boxes.

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