Lagrein Riserva - 2016 - Ansitz Waldgries Winery
ATTENTION: very limited wine. Before your order, request availibility.
Grape varierty: 100% Lagrein.
Production area: The Gries site in Bolzano gives the wine its opulence and density, while the Furggl site in Ora adds strength and structure. Permeable alluvial soils, more loamy in places.
Yield: ?? hl per hectare.
Vinification: matured for 1/3 in large wooden casks and 2/3 in barriques for 12 months. Special feature: long maceration lasting up to 35 days in large casks; 10 percent of the harvested grapes are fermented without crushing and destemming.
Description: Colour: purple with a black core. Nose: chocolate notes, plum, hints of licorice. Taste: dense and firm structure, persistent elegant acidity, crisp Lagrein tannins.
Matching: Braised and roasted dark meats, game e.g. venison, spicy hard cheeses.
Serving temperature: 16 - 18°C.
Ageing potential: min. 8 years.
Bottle to: 0,75 lt.
Hard outside and soft inside? That is the uncompromising Lagrein Riserva from Waldgries. Unmistakably varietal. Wild and muscular, fine and elegant. Almost like a human being!