Characteristic: A small area named Lavason on the north side of Lake Kaltern offers the ideal conditions for this wine with dense tannins and complex character, where the vines can take deep root in the loamy, chalky gravel. A 14-month long aging in barrique and low yields give this wine its intense, brilliant, ruby red. Its aromas are reminiscent of berries, a little mint and licorice; soft tannins and a juicy structure with a silky and elegant finish complete the tableau.
Recommendation: This wine pairs perfectly with game and wild poultry dishes, as well as piquant cheeses.
Serving temperature: 18-20° C
Allergic-Info: This wine can contain sulfites
yr. 2005 Wine Enthusiast:
89 of 100 Points.
"Wine Enthusiast" has rated the wine "Kellerei Kaltern Lason Sudtiroler Merlot, Trentino-Alto Adige, Italy" from the vintage 2005 on 03.01.2007 with 89 of 100 points.
The mixture Special Bar is the result of an accurate selection between the best variedness of raw coffees. The soft and complete taste give this coffee, the prominent aroma personalised of the true espresso toasted italian-like.
Sleek and mild taste, mildly-bodied with a slightly sweet aftertaste and extra fine persistent perlage. Excellent as an aperitif, it is the perfect companion for get-togethers. It can be served throughout the meal with fine food and above all fish.
On the palate, it has a velvety, extremely berry-like effect like a French Burgundy, and tones of fresh elderberries and wild cherries give the subtle fruit sweetness a succinct, finely-spiced structure.
"Frauriegl" Lagrein has a seductive abundance of fruit ranging wild berries and elderberries to black cherries and cocoa beans.