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Castel Sallegg Lagrein

Country

Italy

Region

Alto Adige

Producer

Castel Sallegg

Vintage

2017

Composition

100% LAGREIN, VARIOUS CLONES

Alcohol

13%

Certifications

Environmentally Friendly

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WINEMAKER NOTES

Serve at 18 degrees Celsius. Cellar for up to 5 years.

TASTING NOTES

Crimson with purple reflexes. A wine with character and the seductive fragrance of ripe black currant, plum, a hint of elderberry and licorice, complemented by a delicate herbal note. Strong, distinctly tannic with a fruity finish.

PAIRING SUGGESTIONS

An excellent match for braised, quick-roasted, or grilled meat dishes and dark poultry.

VINEYARD

  • Terroir: Kaltern – Seehof
  • Elevation: 230 meters above sea level
  • Soil: Medium-textured, sandy loam. Its immediate vicinity to Lake Kaltern ensures an optimal microclimate.

VITICULTURE

  • Training system: Guyot
  • Yield per vine: 1.5 kg – 70 hl/ha

VINIFICATION

  • Production process: Controlled fermentation in stainless steel tanks for 15 days at a maximum of 28 degrees Celsius with subsequent malolactic fermentation
  • Aging: Aged for 6 months in stainless steel tanks
  • Total acidity: 5.8 g/L
  • Residual sugar: 3.1 g/L