doc - SÜDTIROL / ALTO ADIGE
Description: deep garnet red in color, with a delicate bouquet showing the cherry and violet note characteristic of the varietals; subtle wood tones complement its full and round fruit flavors. Compact tannins and an agreeable acidity carry this traditional South Tyrolean wine through to its long finish.
Food pairing: excellent with braised or grilled beef, lamb, or game, as well as cheeses.
Grape varieties: 100% Lagrein
Vineyard location: south-southeast-facing hillside vineyards in Entiklar and Kurtatsch (230 – 350 m a.s.l.)
Soil: chalk gravel moraine soil
Growing system: pergola and guyot; 3,500 – 7,000 vines / hectare
Yield: 55 - 75 hl / hectare
Vinification: fermentation and maceration in stainless steel tanks; malolactic fermentation and maturation in large oak casks and barriques for 8 months
Barrels: stainless steel tank, large oak cask, barrique
Serving suggestions: 17 - 18 °C
Ageing potential: 5 - 7 years