Zantho is a joint venture between winemakers Josef Umathum and Wolfgang Peck, who buy grapes from selected members of the local cooperative of Andau. This Reserve is certainly the best wine in the range, a sophisticated wine that has seen new wood aging; this has highlighted the sweet red fruits, given point to the acidity and spice, as well as adding complexity to…
With black cherry fruits, spice and a leathery character, this is a firm, tight wine. It does have plenty of fruit and acidity to go with the tannins. There’s a chunky feel to it, the acidity waiting to come through on the finish.
Peppery and tight, a wine with a distinctly dry character. Its black currant flavors are enveloped by the texture of the wine, although there is an excellent pink juicy character. Age for a year. Glass stopper.
Zantho is a joint venture between Wolfgang Peck and Josef Umathum. Don’t be put off by the colorful label with a the cute lizard—this is not an Australian wine. It’s a young, fresh, vibrant red, filled with bouncy cherry fruit accented by just a bit of chocolate and spice. Drink now. Imported by Vin Divino.