Recommendation: A GREAT Austrian-Hungarian red wine that’s a fantastic value.
Winery/Producer: Angela and Werner Michlits; Burgenland, Austria.
Grape Variety: Blend: 60% Zweigelt, Blaufrankisch 30% and 10% St. Laurent.
Geographic Region, Appellation: Burgenland, Austria.
Price: $13.50 with a 10% mixed case discount.
Purchased From: The Caviste Wine Shop; Winston-Salem, North Carolina.
Paired With: Assorted cheeses.
He said: Opened 15-minutes before drinking. Dark purple/red color with a similar rim. Damp earth, mushrooms and a little damp basement aromas with a dark fruit undertone. Strong fruit taste that continues all the way through the long slightly spicy finish. The integrated cheese flavors created a perfect blend with the wine and the layers of ripe fruit were simply delicious. Easy drinking and a GREAT Austrian-Hungarian red wine that’s a fantastic value.
She said: Very strong earth and barnyard aroma was followed by fruity tastes that carry through the finish. The body was light, the mouth-feel smooth, and the finish long and full of flavor. For $13 it’s a bargain wine.Comments: See also our review of Meinklang Burgenland White, another Quality wine at a Bargain price from the same producer.
UPC Code: 7 87263 31556 9
Imported by: Bordeaux Fine and Rare; Raleigh, North Carolina.
Photo from the RAW Wine Fair, London.