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St.Laurent (Austria)

The St. Laurent grape is in the same family as Pinot Noir.

St. Lawrence's Day (August 10th), is when the grapes begin to change color.

Typical Flavors


Cherry
Red
Cherry
Black Cherry
Black
Cherry
Raspberry
Raspberry
Blackberry
Blackberry

Oak Added Flavors:

Spices
Spices
Chocolate
Chocolate
Tobacco
Tobacco
Oak
Oak

Morello Cherry flavors are typical for St.Laurent, with hints of Earth and Smoke.

Profile

St. Laurent is very similar to Pinot Noir, but a little darker and richer:

BODYMedium
TANNINSLow
FRUITMedium - High
ACIDITYHigh
Serving temperature:
14-16°C (57-61°F)

Food Pairing


Pasta
Pasta
Mushroom
Mushroom
Risotto
Risotto
Sausages
Sausages

Pizza
Pizza
Sandwich
Sandwich
Hamburger
Hamburger
Chicken
Chicken

Duck
Duck
Pork
Pork
Veal
Veal
Chili
Chili

St.Laurent pairs best with light (white) meat and acidic sauces.

Pairing Suggestions

Excellent Pairing:
Austrian. Asian Food.
Fish in Lemon or Tomato Sauce. Poultry.
Beef Burgundy. Hungarian Goulash.

Cheese:
Soft Cheese. Goat Cheese.
Monte Veronese. Gouda.

Austria Specialities:
Wiener Schnitzel.

If You Like St.Laurent

You Will Also Like:

Bardolino (Italy)
Beaujolais (France)
Blauburgunder (Austria)
Blaufränkisch (Austria)
Cinsault (France)
Etna Rosso (Italy)
Gamay (France)
Lambrusco (Italy)
Pinot Nero (Italy)
St.Laurent (Austria)
Trollinger (Germany)
Valpolicella (Italy)
Vernatch (Austria)
Zweigelt (Austria)

The Ideal Glass

The Burgundy glass is the perfect glass for light and fruity red wines.

The glass is broader than other red wine glasses.

The larger bowl has the function of accumulating the aromas of delicate red wines. It also allows a proper swirling, channeling aromas upward.

In addition, the style of the glass directs the wine to the tip of your tongue for a better reception of the tastes.

About

St. Laurent is one of the most popular red grape variety in Austria.
It grows primarily in Lower Austria and Burgenland.

St. Laurent is also very popular in the Czech Republic.

It is genetically related to Pinot Noir, Zweigelt and Blaufränkisch.

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