2013 Regent "S"
Axel Seck, Rheinhessen, Germany
This dry, red wine is made organically from Regent grapes in small batches and aged in small oak barrels. Regent grapes originate from Germany and are a relatively new varietal. They are a rarity in the US market. 400 cases produced.
Deep in color and intense aromas of ripe plums, black cherries and blackcurrants. Robust and rich structure, full body, soft tannins. Pairs well with steak, leg of lamb, oxtail ragout, game or cheese.
•Best served at 60-63°F
•Decant 2h before serving
Weingut Seck is located in the village of Dolgesheim, in the Rheinhessen region in Germany. Winemaker Axel Seck’s passion are dense, high-quality red wines. He uses a low-yield approach which averages about 1 liter per vine for his “S” line and above. The Regent grape is perfectly suited for crafting red wines with character and complexity and thrives in the organically managed vineyards.
After traditional maceration and fermentation, this wine has been aged in old barriques.
•Alc vol: 13.5%
•Residual Sugar: 1.3 g/l
•Acidity: 5.8 g/l