Gewurztraminer DOC ALOIS LAGEDER
This vine variety is doubtless the most desired in Trentino Alto Adige. The aromatic Traminer of Alois Lageder gain its characteristics thank to the different provenience of its grapes. The vineyards spread around Termeno give this wine its substance, its particular scents, while the ones located in Isarco valley, more elevated, make him fresh and refined, giving him special and complex aromas. The harvest happens in different moments, depending on the zone, Bassa Atesina or Isarco valley, with a gap between the two processes that can last also 6 weeks. Alois Lageder produces its wine with 100% Gewürztraminer variety. The selected vineyards in Magrè, Cortaccia, Termeno and Isarco valley have a soil composed mainly of sand, pebbles and clay. The age of the of the plants swings between 7 and 15 years old. The harvest starts on 1 September and ends on the first decade of October. It is followed by the fermentation at controlled temperature in steel containers, where in a second step starts the aging on yeasts, that lasts at least 4 months. Gewürztraminer is a soft white wine with fruity hints. Its characteristics and its fragrance are preserved thank to the wine making in steel. It is a good wine for every situation, especially for a dinner made of spicy food.
Features of Gewürztraminer produced by Alois Lageder
Shiny yellow with gold reflections, this is what its organoleptic aspect reveals. The scent is rich, characterized by a fresh aroma, delicate, full of floral hints of rose, geranium but also exotic fruits. Its taste is intense with some expression of vivid sourness
Recommended food pairings while tasting this wine produced by Alois Lageder
Perfect pairing with classy happy hour, rich starters with cheese and cold cuts, baked or grilled crustaceans, every type of salad. It has to be served fresh, at about 10° C, in a high, wide wine glass. It reaches an alcoholic strength of 13% Vol.