Lagrein, one of the most typical red wine varieties of Alto Adige and the Bolzano Winery, thrives on the valley floor around Bolzano with its pronounced diurnal temperature variations. The very old vines produce a wine of above-average quality, with concentrated but velvety tannins, juicy fruit and a powerful body.
Grape variety: Lagrein
Cultivating area: More than 80-year-old vines growing on warm sandy alluvial soils in Gries near Bolzano at 250 meters a.s.l.
Harvest date: End of September to middle of October
Vinification: After traditional red wine fermentation in wooden vats, the young wine matures for about a year in French barriques.
Color: impenetrable garnet
Aroma: fruity aromas of ripe cherry with floral notes of roses and violets, reminiscent of humus with fine hints of chocolate
Taste: powerful and harmoniously balanced with a velvety opulence, persistent and elegant
Food pairing: Boild or grilled darks meats, game and mature cheeses
Alcohol: 14% vol*
Residual sugar: 4,0 g/l*
(* Depending on the year, the analytical values may vary slightly)