Zweigelt (ZVIGH-gelt)


Austrian cross of blaufränkisch and St. Laurent made in 1922 by an Austrian researcher named Fritz Zweigelt. It is now one of the most widely planted red grapes in Austria and is the source of grapey, fruity purple/red wines in that country.

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