Biokult Pinot noir / zweigelt 2020
The 2020 Biokult Pinot Noir/Zweigelt, a red blend from Niederösterreich, Austria, presents a unique and delightful profile. The wine is described as having a translucent ruby color with cherry red tones, suggesting a vibrant and inviting appearance. The nose is marked by a cranberry, strawberry, and rhubarb tart aroma, offering a fresh and fruity olfactory experience. On the palate, this wine leads with zippy raspberries, transitioning into a noticeable minerality. It finishes with smooth tannins that softly coat the tongue, providing a gentle and enjoyable texture. The body of the wine is light to medium, with a delicate composition that includes black fruit, spices, and wood notes. The palate also features ripe raspberry and rhubarb compote, sprinkled with spices and garnished with a peppermint leaf, adding layers of complexity and flavor. The wine's mouthfeel is silky, with a gentle structure and medium body. It is characterized by prominent acidity and gentle tannins, culminating in a dry finish. This balance between acidity and tannins adds to the wine's appeal and makes it an accessible choice for a variety of palates. The blend consists of 50% Organic Pinot Noir and 50% Organic Zweigelt, aged for about 7 months in steel. This combination results in a wine that is vibrant and expressive, showcasing the vivid purity of ripe, red cherry both on the nose and the palate. The wine's alcohol content is 12% by volume, with a residual sugar of 1 gr/l and an acidity of 5 gr/l. Overall, the 2020 Biokult Pinot Noir/Zweigelt stands out for its combination of fresh fruit flavors, smooth tannins, and a delicate yet vivacious character, making it a noteworthy and enjoyable Austrian red blend.