Wine St. Pauls, Lagrein Kretzer, Alto Adige DOC, 2016
Wine beautiful pink medium intensity.
The wine shows a dry, fresh, pleasantly rounded, robust taste with well integrated moderate tannins, juicy flavors of black garden berries and licorice nuances.
Wine attracts expressive bouquet with aromas of maraschino cherries, plums, mulberries and violet colors in combination with a spicy pepper notes.
Wine perfectly complement the taste of traditional Tyrolean cuisine. It is served as an aperitif, with cold dishes, fish (including smoked), veal, white meat, dumplings, pizza, pasta or rice with sausage.
Kretzer (Krettser) - tasting term that is used in the region of Trentino-Alto Adige to denote rosé wines.
St. Pauls, Lagrein Kretzer - nice pink refreshing dry wine with juicy fruit flavor and aroma. For its production are used carefully sorted and have reached optimal ripeness widespread in South Tyrol grapes Lagreyn. The vineyard is situated at an altitude of 300-350 meters above sea level, is located near the village of St. Pauls and grows on the moraine soils with deep muddy and sandy sediments.
In the process of making wine is briefly maceration of the skin, followed by fermentation of wort in steel vats at a controlled temperature of 18 ° C. Malolactic fermentation is performed. The wine is aged on the lees takes place in small oak barrels for 5 months.
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.