St Laurent 2019

£16.50

In stock

Style

Dry, Fruity, Lightly Spicy, Red Berries, Soft Tannins

Grape

Blaufränkisch

Producer

Sonnenmulde Organic Winery

Origin

Austria – Burgenland

Designation

Qualitätswein

ABV

12.5%

Vintage

2020

Size

75cl

Wine Production

Organic, Vegan

This St. Laurent shows a beautiful dark red colour. The flavour is full of ripeness and appears delightfully berrylike. Ripe notes also dominate the taste, fullness and velvety tannins the finish.

This wine suites excellently to a refined meal accompanying foods like game, dark meat noodles and of course cheese.

Reaches its optimum two years after the harvest. Can be kept at least for over five years.

The St. Laurent is a very old and traditional Austrian grape variety. Its ancestry is entwined by many legends and still unknown. The name is however believed to be derived from the day of St. Laurenzius (August 10th) around which the St. Laurent grapes usually start to change their colour. Wines of St. Laurent are typically deeply coloured, strong and pleasingly mild. Wine enthusiasts often value it as high as Zweigelt and may even prefer the fine Pinot flavours that ripe St. Laurent wines show. In past decades St. Laurent seemed to be somewhat out of fashion but due to its high potential it is now much valued and growing in importance again.

Hidden but lively like the ground squirrel. "Not as commonly known because they can be pretty inconspicuous, there are are quite a few ground squirrels running around in our vineyards. To see them one has to be quiet and watchful but there they are, standing up and looking out for danger. If alerted they quickly disappear, only to come up again somewhere nearby a short time later."

Drinking Temperature:17° CAlcohol Content:12.5 %volSugar Content:3.1 g/LAcidity:4.8 g/L

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This St. Laurent shows a beautiful dark red colour. The flavour is full of ripeness and appears delightfully berrylike. Ripe notes also dominate the taste, fullness and velvety tannins the finish.