2011 LAGREIN

Grape variety: Lagrein.

Description: medium garnet colour with ruby hints. Rich, quite pronounced, spicy aroma with a chocolate character, floral impressions (violets), red fruit and prunes. Soft, smooth fruit, full-bodied. Masculine style. Firm, dry and somewhat earthy finish. When stored under proper conditions, this wine will drink well for at least 6 to 8 years.

Suggested food: red meat such as beef and lamb, venison, game, all kind of cheeses.

Origin: vineyards in the Bolzano area along the Talvera river at an altitude of 230 to 330 meters (750 – 1,080). Deep and rich alluvial soils. Very warm mesoclimate.

Age of the vines: 8 – 61 years.

Harvested: end of September 2011

Yield: 58 hl / ha.

Vinification: fermentation and extended maceration for 14 days in stainless steel tanks. Matured for 17 months in large casks (Slavonian oak).

Alcohol: 12.5 % by vol.

Acidity: 5.1 g / litre.

Bottled: March 2013

Release: June 2013

Bottle sizes: 375 ml.

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