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Johannes Zillinger Parcellaire Rouge #1text

Johannes Zillinger Parcellaire Rouge #1 2021

Weinviertel, Niederösterreich, Weinland Österreich, AustriaWhen Johannes took over the family's 350 year old organic Weinviertel winery in 2013, he began practicing biodynamics, as well as introducing soleras, Qvevri, and skin contact white wines. Parcellaire Rouge #1 blends 62% cabernet franc with syrah, with the former whole bunch fermented in amphoras and then pressed and matured in 500L barrels. The syrah is macerated briefly and then pressed and fermented in older barrels and aged for 10 months. These two lots were blended 2 months before bottling, unfined and unfiltered, and with no added SO2. Downy plums, tart cassis and lightly smoked stones are woven throughout this compact, lighter bodied red, with a slight spritz on the palate, and lightly furry tannins framing. The mouthwatering finish lingers with a dusting of black pepper. Pretty raw and quite pure, this could suit a hearty roast root veg dish, or some rustic charcuterie.Tasted: 23 October 2023Tasted by: Treve RingPrices:
BC$40.00750mlprivate wine stores
Producer: Johannes ZillingerDistributors: Massey Wines & Spirits Ltd.
Blend: Cabernet Franc - SyrahUPC: 912001674099