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Lagrein

ALTO ADIGE - SÜDTIROL DOC

Lagrein, an autochthonous grape variety, has been cultivated for centuries in South Tyrolean vineyards. The variety was first documented in 1526. In order to attain a correct polyphenolic ripeness, this variety requires high temperatures during ripening periods and therefore the hills surrounding the river Adige are particularly suited to its cultivation. Of a ruby red colour with deep violet hues, Dürer-Weg Lagrein aroma has fruity notes evoking raspberries, blueberries and violet. On the palate it is warm and dry, with soft and sweet tannins.

  • Vine

    Lagrein

  • Vineyard location

    Salorno (BZ)

  • Exposure and altitude

    West; 400 m ASL

  • Soil composition

    Silty, originating from siltstone rockslide debris

  • Training system

    Traditionale; simple Trentino pergola

  • Planting density

    5.000 vines/hectare

  • Vinification process

    Manual harvesting in early October; fermentation at controlled temperature in stainless steel tanks; static decantation; ageing on the lees for about 5/6 months in fibre-glass reinforced concrete tanks, and partly in oak barriques before bottling.

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