Location: Bozen Rentsch, Bozen GriesSea level: 270 – 290 m
Soil: deep, loamy alluvial soil
Slope gradient: 10−15 %

Cultivation system: Guyot
Age of vines: 25 years
Grape harvest: start – mid October

 

VINIFICATION
Type: 100 % Lagrein

Vinification: Maceration for 12 hours, with subsequent fermentation in stainless steel tank with mash contact for 10 – 12 days.

Maturation: Biological malolactic fermentation with subsequent storage in French Barrique barrels (20 % new wood) (80 % second – third wines) until the end of March.

 

TASTING NOTES
Colour: Intensive garnet red with violet hues

 

Fragrance: Distinctive nuances of dark berries combined with delicate violets, fine bouquet of leather leading to a sense of refreshing eucalyptus fragrance.

 

Taste: A very gentle, smooth tannin caresses the palate. A mild roasting aroma with a hint of pepper. The fresh acidity lends a fruity taste on the palate. Elegant, juicy and smooth presence and prolonged aftertaste.

 

Recommended with the following dishes: This wine is excellent with red meat, wild game and mature mountain cheese.

 

Ideal drinking maturity: up to 2025Serving temperature: 14 – 16 °C

Lagrein DOC “Scharfegg”

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    Lagrein DOC “Scharfegg” received 92 Points in the Falstaff Wine Guide, the most highly read life-style publication in Austria.

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