Wine Grapes Database - Quattrocalici

The Zweigelt Grape Variety

    The Zweigelt grape is a Black berry variety and is mostly grown in Trentino-Alto Adige region(s). The Zweigelt grapes are also widely present in a bigger area which includes Trentino-Alto Adige regions as well. The Zweigelt grape belongs to the Grape crossings group. The wine made from the Zweigelt grapes is ruby red, intense and its taste is basically salty, fruity, tannic.

    Zweigelt grape

    Zweigelt Variety main information

      Berry colorBlack berry
      Vine categoryGrape crossings
      Parent vinesSaint Laurent, Franconia
      Registration year2007
      Authorized provincesBolzano

      Zweigelt ampelographic description

      Leaf descriptors

      medium sized, three lobes.

      Grape descriptors

      medium, conical, with 1 wing(s).

      Berry descriptors

      medium, big, ovoid shape, thick and with blue-black skin.

      Zweigelt Wine Features

      The wine obtained from the Zweigelt grapes has ruby red, intense colour. Its taste is salty, fruity, tannic.

      Featured Wine appellations for the Zweigelt variety

      Appellation nameTypeRegion
      Mitterberg IGTIGTTrentino-Alto Adige