Wine St. Pauls, Lagrein, Alto Adige DOC, 2011
The wine shows an intense ruby color.
The wine full-bodied, generous taste with accents of black berries, cherries, hints of oak and spice nuances. In a stable, pleasant aftertaste felt balanced acidity and soft, tannic texture.
The aroma of wine - balanced fruit and berries, with fine nuances of spice and wood notes. Decorate a bouquet of juicy notes of ripe cherries.
The wine goes well with seasoned cheeses, feathered game, venison, lamb, and other types of red meat.
Well structured, powerful and juicy red wine St. Pauls, Lagrein is produced from grapes Lagreyn - autochthonous varieties of South Tyrol. For the production of wine used fully ripe, carefully selected grapes harvested in the best areas of vineyards located in the municipality of Gries near Bolzano. The vines with limited yield (65 hl / ha) are grown in excellent climatic conditions at an altitude of 250 meters above sea level on the slopes covered with alluvial deep, loamy soils.
In the process of making wine is produced brief maceration on the skins followed by fermentation in stainless steel vats of wort. The maturation of the wine on the lees is carried out in large oak barrels for 8 months. The wine of 2011 is good to drink now and in the period up to 2017.
The picturesque surroundings of São Paulo is considered the most suitable place in South Tyrol for winemaking. The vineyards are located on the well-lit hills, the Alps are protected from the effects of cold winds from the north. Thus, in this area the nature has created ideal conditions for the cultivation of both indigenous and international grape varieties of which produce wines of the highest quality.
In the vineyards of the cooperative consciously limit productivity, and grapes are harvested only when it reaches the optimum degree of maturity. Processing berries produced at the winery, equipped with modern equipment. The uniqueness of the plant is that it has four levels. On the top floor of 0 fruit is crushed or squeezed at the 1st level installed steel tanks, and on the 2nd - wooden butts in which fermentation takes place wort. On the ground floor, located at a depth of 22 meters, in oak barriques kept the best wine (preferably red). Winery movement must and wine to the desired floor by gravity, which makes it possible to protect them from damage that can be caused during pumping pumps.
Range of wines produced by the cooperative, reaches four dozen titles. All products are divided into three lines: Classic - base, Exclusiv - wines from specific vineyards and Passion - the premium class.
Wines Cantina Produttori San Paolo, different thin and clean aroma, pleasant and fresh taste, have been repeatedly high ratings of leading Italian wine experts, but most importantly - they have long found their fans who really like.