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Zweigelt Wine Details
Price: $17.00 per bottle

Description: Pronounced 'ts-vi-gelt' this 1922 Blaufränkisch X St. Laurent crossing was pioneered by Dr. Zweigelt of Austria. It has since rapidly gained in popularity and is now Austria's most widely planted red grape. There has been interest here as well and Canada might just become its home away from home. The growing conditions of the Okanagan are ideal for this grape.

Varietal Definition
Zweigelt is a red wine grape variety developed in 1922, at the Federal Institute for Viticulture and Pomology at Klosterneuburg, by Fritz Zweigelt. It was a crossing of Blaufränkisch and St. Laurent. It is now the most widely -grown red grape variety in Austria, as well as having some presence in Canada's vineyards.


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