Kracher Beerenauslese Zweigelt 2012
Bright cherry red. Aromas of ripe strawberries and black-heart cherries. Red currants and sour-cherry-compote characters on the palate, over-sweet strawberry confiture, and a distinctive red-wine character. Delicate citrus notes and a fine rum pot fruit in the finish. Fermented and matured in new oak barrels for a period of 6 months. Dark-chocolate desserts, hearty-game dishes, or mature soft cheeses.
100% Zweigelt. A family-owned winery in Illmitz, Austria, Kracher is renowned for sweet dessert wines. The vision of legendary winemaker Alois Kracher, Jr. is carried on by his family at their famous Wienlaubenhof winery by picturesque Lake Neusiedl. Kracher wines are in a class of their own; almost no other sweet wines have achieved the worldwide recognition or high ratings continuously awarded to Kracher wines. Kracher also produces several remarkable, dry white wines. Beerenaulese Zweigelt is fermented and matured in new oak barrels for a period of six months.