So, let’s get it out of the way. This is not a classic Bordeaux or Napa cabernet. But, on its own terms, this is very tasty. Lovely blackcurrant and blackberry flavours predominate, with a long finish with a delicate smokiness that lingers.
Definitely made for meals! This big red works is perfect for pairing with a BBQ or roast. Maybe even try it as a quiet nightcap…
The Leitz family have links to winemaking going back to at least 1744. The current winemaker, Johannes took the reins in 1985 and transformed a sleepy traditional vineyard into one of the most successful in Germany, a true pioneer of modern European winemaking.