Steigler Kaméleon red cuvée 2019

Type of the wine: Red, Dry
Grape variety:  Kékfrankos 30%, Merlot 30%, Pinot Noir 30%, Zweigelt 5%, Cabernet Sauvigon 5%
Residual sugar, Alcohol: 1.0 g/l / 13.5%
Terroir, vineyard:  Spern Steiner, Steiger, Sopron
Harvest: Machine harvest. Organic farming, Guyot training system, yield: 6000 kg/h
Technology: Fermentation in open vat for 10–15 days, ageing in 500 L Zemplén oak for 10 months
Quality level: Entry level wine, estate selection
Temperature:  14–16 °C
Food pairing: A perfect partner of red flesh poultry, ideal with lighter grilled meat dishes and pairs well with plates made of lamb.
Available quantity:  8900 bottles
Retail price:  3100 HUF / 8–9 EUROS
Story:Why chameleon? Because chameleon is a colourful, unique and perfect creature. Just like our red blend. Colourful, made of five varieties of our estate. Unique, because every vintage is unique, every vintage has its own character. Perfect, because it is a natural wine owing its quality to the soil of mica-schist.

Description

This estate selection was made with conscious blending of five grape varieties: Kékfrankos, Pinot Noir, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon and Zweigelt. The advantageous characteristics of each variety are added up to give a layered wine with complex aromas and flavours. Long, fruity finish, medium body, ethereal tannins – all in perfect harmony.