This Poesie classic from Stift Klosterneuburg Wine Estate is a blend of Zweigelt and St. Laurent and tastes particularly mild and smooth. The wild berry notes on the palate are well framed by a delicate sweetness.
On the variety and origins of this wine:
This blend is made out of Austria`s classic red wine varieties Zweigelt and St. Laurent. Those varieties grow in the gravely alluvial soil of Tattendorf, Thermenregion in one of Austria`s best red wine areas.
Wine Estate of Klosterneuburg Monastery:
Since its foundation in 1114 Klosterneuburg monastery has been growing wine and therefore is the oldest wine estate of Austria. With 108 Hectares of vineyards it is one of the country‘s largest and most renowned estates. The vineyards are situated in selected top locations in Klosterneuburg, Vienna, Gumpoldskirchen and Tattendorf.
Since the year 2009 it is the first carbon neutral wine estate in Europe.
The wines bearing the Stift Klosterneuburg crest are the mainstay of our range of wines. Our classic wines are youthful, fruity and characteristic of their varieties. They elegantly reflect the typicity of the relevant wine-growing region. The grapes used to make them come from various vineyards, but always from one wine-growing location. The classic wine collection represents Austrian winemaking tradition in its most enjoyably drinkable form.
Winegrowing Region: Lower Austria
Soil Type: Alluvial gravel soil with brown earth
Elevation: 220 meters
Harvest Date: October 2014
Skin Contact: 2 weeks
Ageing: 8 months in lagre wooden casks
Bottling Date: February 2016
Alcohol: 12.5% vol.
Residual Sugar: 12.8 g/l (semi-dry)
Acidity: 5.6 g/l
Serving Temperature: 13–14 °C
Peak Drinking/Maturation Potential: The wines of the classic wine collection are best enjoyed young.
Food Pairing: Cooked beef and pasta dishes.