Wine Alto Adige Lagrein DOC
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Wine of deep red garnet color with purple highlights.
Wonderfully structured wine gives an elegant, full-bodied, but delicate taste with a nice refreshing acidity and moderate tannins well integrated velvety. The attractive berry aftertaste dominate the nuances of ripe cherries.
Bright aromas of red and black berries perfectly complement the lighter shades of violet, chocolate, licorice and spices.
This versatile wine is ideal to accompany the cuisine of South Tyrol. It also goes well with game, roasted meat, bacon, sausages and cheeses.
Lagreyn wine created from the same grape variety Lagreyn, which is grown in the vineyards located on the hills in the southern part of the Alto Adige at an altitude of 400-450 meters above sea level. Soils - mixed type of glacial origin, with a predominance of clay and sand. Maceration and fermentation berries tested in stainless steel at a controlled temperature. After completion of the alcohol is carried out malolactic fermentation. Exposure is carried out in large oak barrels and stainless steel containers for several months. Wine storage capacity is 2 to 4 years.
The name of the cooperative Kolterentsio comes from the village near Kolterentsio Girlana. Here is one of Europe's oldest vineyards planted by the Romans. Kolterentsio cooperative was founded in 1960, when 28 local farmers decided to join forces. Today, the cooperative has already involved more than 290 winemakers, which owns about 300 hectares of vineyards. As you know, the wine region of Trentino-Alto Adige has preferred Archduke Sigismund, who lived in the castle Firmian in the XV century, although there are still more earliest evidence of winemaking practices relating to the XV century BC According to manufacturers, such a long tradition imposes certain obligations - in their case it is necessary to be able to take bold decisions.
On concise wine labels Colterenzio depicts the silhouette of the XV century castle, built by Archduke Sigismund, who was a great connoisseur of wines and foster the development of vineyards in the area. Currently, this castle is almost destroyed.