Variety: Lagrein (100%)
Cultivation system: pergola/guyot
Soil: deep sedimentary soil
Yield: 7.000 l/ha
Vinification: big wooden barrels
History: The Lagrein is one of the oldest varieties South Tyrol. In the past, this wine was produced mainly as a Rosé. Since the 1980's onward , the "dark" version prevailed.
Vineyards: Our Lagrein derives a benefit the deep sedimenta ry soils of the Talfer River in Bolzano, which are optimal for this variety and responsible for the pleasant character of Lagrein wines Bolzano.
Vinification: After the fermentation in concrete eggs at 30° C, the wine matures in big wooden barrels.
Deion: 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. The serving temperature should be around 18 - 10 °C. The Lagrein can be aged for 5 - 6 years, good vintages even longer.
Allergic-Info: This wine can contain sulfites