Lagrein DOC Terlano
This particular wine of the Terlano winery is produced with Lagrein grapes one of the most important vine of the Trentino Alto Adige. It has an aromatic taste with soft tannins which makes it appreciable more and more. This vine is original from Bolzano but since many decades it is cultivated also at Terlano. This wine is produced with 100% Lagrein grapes and the wine has the DOC Alto Adige certification. The Lagrein DOC belongs to the classic line. There is a manual picking of the grapes then the berries are racked off and it follows the slow fermentation under temperature control and the delicate removing of the must in stainless steel tanks. The malolactic fermentation and the aging lasts 7-10 months in big wood barrels. The territory cultivation is located at north of Terlano. All soils have a slope of 25% and they are exposed at South, South-west at 250-400 meters above the sea level.
Characteristics of this red wine from Trentino
The Lagrein DOC of the Terlano Winery has a garnet and dark red color. The bouquet is rich of marasca cherry aromas enriched by a floral scent of lilac and cooked bay tree. There are also some flint and chocolate hints. The taste is winy and aromatic with a delicate structure and a refined tannin which give fullness to the wine.
Suggested pairings with the Lagrein DOC
The Lagrein Classico DOC Terlano is perfect with rolled beef with potatoes puré or the braised deer leg with blue cabbage or with aged cheeses such as the parmigiano. It has to be served at 14°-16°C in Bordeaux wine glass to guarantee the oxygenation.