Alto Adige DOC
The Lagrein is one of the oldest varieties from South Tyrol. In the past, this wine was produced mainly as a Rosé. Since the 1980’s onward, the “dark” version prevailed.
Our Lagrein derives a benefit from the deep sedimentary soils of the Talfer River in Bolzano, which are optimal for this variety and responsible for the pleasant character of Lagrein wines from Bolzano.
After the fermentation in concrete tanks at 30°C, the wine matures in big wooden barrels.
The Lagrein has a dark ruby colour, during its youth with violet, later with garnet red reflexes. It is a pleasant, dry red wine, with notes of violets, chocolate and liquorice, on the palate it is velvety and with mild acidity. It is rich in tannins, but in the Bolzano basin, these tannins evolve in a very mild and sweet way . Recommended pairings are game, red meat and ripened cheese.
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The special composition of this wine bestows elegance, intensity, and fruity notes.
The wine comes around in large wood casks to better develop its characteristics.
Its flavor is robust, full, and lingering, with supple tannins.