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Grapes

St. Laurent

- Updated


sont lor-ront

Likely originating in Austria, this small berried vine yields cherry flavoured wines that have been compared to a deeper coloured, beefier version of Pinot Noir.

Primary Flavors

  • Raspberry
  • Blackberry
  • Sweet Tobacco
  • Baking Spices
  • Chocolate

Taste Profile

Dry

Medium Body

Low Tannins

Medium-high Acidity

11.5–13.5% ABV

Handling

  • SERVE
    55–60°F / 12-15°C

  • GLASS TYPE
    Aroma Collector

  • DECANT
    No

  • CELLAR
    5–10 Years

Food Pairing

The lighter body and notable, yet soft tannins just beg for richly flavoured foods such as roast duck, mushroom risotto or cured meats.

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