Zweigelt is a grape variety that finds its ideal cultivation area at medium altitudes. This is why it has gained a leading position among the varieties typically grown in Valle Isarco. The Wine is obtained selected and fully ripe Zweigelt grapes, fermented in stainless steel tanks and aged in wooden barrels. It is fermented and aged in steel vats so that the resulting wine proves fresh, fruity and youthful. Its garnet red colour is full of light and recalls the delicate fragrance of cherries and wild berries. To the palate it is fresh and full of mineral nuances, combined with smooth and pleasant notes of tannin and of light acidity.
GRAPE VARIETY: Blauer Zweigelt (a cross between Blaufränkisch and St.Laurent)
ALTITUDE: 500 - 700 m
POSITION AND SOIL: Gravelly, skeleton-rich alluvial soils containing diorite and quartz phyllite
VINIFICATION: Traditional maceration on the skins in controlled temperature conditions in steel vat, followed by malolactic fermentation and ageing on fine lees in large wooden barrels CHARACTERISTICS Colour bright garnet red Nose delicate hints of cherry and wild berries Taste rich in mineral qualities, with smooth tannin notes, pleasantly acidic
MATCHINGS: grilled white and red meats, speck and other cold meats, beef and game birds
SERVE AT: 15° - 17°
Allergic-Info: This wine can contain sulfites
Alcoholic content: 11.50 %
Ruby red in colour with purple reflections, this wine the Lake Caldaro region has delicate aromas reminiscent of violets and a hint of bitter almonds. With its fruity and balanced taste, it is an ideal accompaniment to appetisers, country-style snacks and hearty home cooking, yet also to the classic pizza or meat and poultry dishes. This wine should be served and drunk slightly chilled yet not cold.
Color: Deep ruby red Aroma: floral with notes of violets; fruity tones of cherry raspberries and plum; spicy, liquorice Flavor: Medium-bodied with delicious fruity tones and pleasantly incorporated tannins.
With this wine we want to express the typical nature of the red wines our production area. This red wine is the combination of the lightness and of the Schiava, the pleasant fruity richness of the Pinot Noir and the velvety and quite full-bodied bouquet of the Lagrein. This is a wine that goes well with grilled and roast meats, game and spicy cheeses.
Serve Linguine with fresh or canned tomato sauces, with vegetables and seasoning herbs, with quick hot sauces, such as with a drop of extra virgin olive oil, garlic, red hot peppers and anchovies. Fish sauces with shellfish and fruit de mer, "white" sauces made with milk cream, mascarpone, soft and melted cheeses, adding spices such as saffron, radish curry and ginger.
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