NV Heaps Good Wine Co. Red

Heaps Good Wine Co |Podravje |Zweigelt
Zesty minimum intervention Slovenian red made from many grape varieties and many vintages. Not your everyday red but it could be.

Sale price$32.00
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Instant weird wine love. Maybe ten grape varieties, some red, some white and multiple vintages go into this bawdy, brisk red wine made by kiwi Nick Gee at his family winery in Slovenia.

It's on the light side of medium in terms of body weight, but on the full side of flavoursome, as peppery, red berry and herbal notes leap up the nose.

The palate is zingy and light-footed, with some skinsy phenolic bitterness the support structure rather than tannin.

Slovenian boom time.

A wild blend: Pinot Noir, Blaufrankisch, Zweigelt, Pinot Gris, Chardonnay, Wurzer, Syrah, Yellow Muscat, all from the Pohorje Foothills, Lower Styria. Zweigelt and Yellow Muscat are co-fermented, with all other varieties made separately. Wurzer fermented on skins. Wines are aged 12 months in older French oak and then in concrete. Many vintages blended together.

Flavour-wise – wow. Light on its feet but with plenty of flavour richness. Ruby in colour, spicy red fruits, white pepper, a touch of oak, plums and cassis. Velvety tannins and a tart finish (perhaps the white grapes coming through). Tasty and a heck of a lot going on here.

Region: Stajerska Slovenia
Blend: Pinot Noir, Blaufrankisch, Zweigelt, Pinot Gris, Chardonnay, Wurzer, Syrah, Yellow Muscat, Zweigelt.
ABV: 11.50%
Closure: 750ml
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