Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Wieninger Wiener Trilogie 2012

Variety: 70% Zweigelt, 15% Merlot and 15% Cabernet Sauvignon
Country of origin: Austria
Wine appellation: Vienna
Vintage: 2012
Alcohol content: 13.5%
Color: dark black red
Bouquet: spices, overripe cherries, almost towards forest fruit, vanilla, damp forest
Taste: medium to fuller body, huge fruit, similar to nose black sour cherries, higher but pleasant acidity,  higher tannins,  longer finish
Overall score: 4+7.5+12+6.5+7=87
Price: CZK 200 on sale (regular CZK 449)
Stopper: screw cap
I very much like the wine. Huge fruit from Zweigelt is nicely balanced by gentleness of Merlot and spiciness and structure of Cab. Very very drinkable. Superb value.

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