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Collegium Wirtemberg Lemberger Trocken 2016 Wine Review

Collegium Wirtemberg Lemberger Trocken 2016

Collegium Wirtemberg Lemberger Trocken 2016

Baden, Germany

Community Score:88/100

Community Reviews: 4

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Price: $23.10

Drink: 2019-2023

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13.5%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Collegium Wirtemberg

Agent: KBKonsulting Agency

Natalie's Score: 88/100

A full-bodied, smooth German red wine made from the Lemberger grape. Aromas of blackcurrant and smoke. Pair with a grilled steak.

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This Collegium Wirtemberg Lemberger Trocken 2016 was reviewed on June 11, 2020 by Natalie MacLean

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Jennifer Havers - WSET Level 3 rated this wine as 88/100 with the following review:

Aromas include plum, blackberry, smoke and warm spice. Medium-full bodied, with light tannins, and medium+ acidity. Fruit on the palate is ripe and balanced with acidity, spice and smoke. Enjoy with BBQ ribs.
Craig Haynes - WSET3 FWS SWS IWS rated this wine as 88/100 with the following review:

This dry red wine from Württemberg, Germany’s fourth largest wine producing region showed attractive, dark berry fruit focused flavours. Supple tannins and an 18-month maturation period in French oak barriques helped to create the concentrated structure and texture found on the medium bodied palate. Crafted in a cooperative, this wine showcases Lemberger, the Württemberg production area’s second most planted red varietal. If you have not tasted Lemberger before, look on the 2016 Collegium Wirtenberg as a tasting opportunity. Enjoy.

Reviewed on June 9, 2020
Lori Kilmartin WSET3 - WSET3 Sommelier rated this wine as 88/100 with the following review:

The Lemberger grape can be very versatile and used to make wines that are light and fruity to those that are rich and powerful. In this case it's more the later. Dark cherry in colour with intense black fruit and black spice aromas. Fresh acidity with tannins that can still use some smoothing.

Pair with grilled heavier meat cuts or hard cheese.

Tasted August 10, 2020

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