Lagrein DOC Alto Adige TRAMIN
Lagrein DOC of the Tremin winery reflects the local origins and show it to us. It is produced by “Lagrein” grapes. This vine variety is local from Alto Adige and it gives an intense ruby-garnet red color with violet and blackberry aromas. The taste is full, enveloping and well structured. Also this wine has the DOC certification of the Südtirol – Alto Adige. In this territory the vines benefit of the synergy between the mite weather and the habitual rains at the beginning of spring time which allow an early bud with an improvement of the main characteristics of the berry. The cultivation area are the Ora, the Egna and the Termeno territories where they are cultivated on clay and pebbly soils with a profit of 75 hectoliters. Firstly the grapes are destemmed and fermented at 28°-30°C in steel and cement tanks where then it takes place the malolactic fermentation which is fully carried out. Then the wine ages in oak barrels and also in cement barrels where it rests for 6 months.
Characteristics of the Lagrein Alto Adige DOC wine
The technical characteristics of this wine intend the remaining sugars of 2,8 g/l, the acidity of 4,8 g/l and the proof of 12,5 %. It can be aged from 3 to 8 years in bottles. Depending on the aging period this wine goes from a ruby red color to an intense garnet red one. The perfume is pleasant with remarkable violet and black berry aromas together with red wood fruits. The taste is full, enveloping with a good structure and richness.
Suggested pairings with the Lagrein DOC wine produced by Tramin
It is perfect with game, red meats and aged cheeses. It has to be served at 20°C in Bordeaux wine glasses to help the oxygenation.