In “Get to Know Alto Adige, the Northern Italian Wine Region,” Mark Stock highlights Alto Adige, a region that possesses classic flavors and winemaking. A grape from this region, Lagrein, is quite rare but worth hunting for. Stock recommends a number of wines from the region. Among his selections.
TIEFENBRUNNER Turmhof Lagrein Alto Adige DOC 2017
“Like a complicated cigar, this wine shows dusty chocolate, earth, and wild truffles on the nose. Its flavor is made of concentrated raspberry and dazzling dark fruit and the buzzing garnet color alone is worth staring at for a while.”
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