IT-NOV-11-19

Lagrein, Abbazia di Novacella

Lagrein, Abbazia di Novacella

From vineyards in Bolzano’s Quirein district at 850-1150 feet (260-350 mt). The soil is a mixture of sand, clay and eroded quartzite porphyry. 2500-3000 plants per hectare with yields of 80 hl per hectare. Harvest is in Mid October. Fermentation takes place in stainless steel tanks and lasts about 15 days. Malolactic fermentation and aging occur in 60 hl oak casks for 6 months.

Producer:
Vintage:
2019
Country:
Italy
Region:
Trentino/Alto Adige
Appellation:
Alto Adige DOC
Variety:
Lagrein
Color:
Red
Farming Practice:
Practicing Organic

Press & Reviews

James Suckling

Score:
92
Date:
2020-08-10
Review:
A very typical lagrein with medium body, round and creamy tannins and a long, flavorful finish. Lightly smoky, orange-peel and dark-fruit flavors at the finish. Drink or hold.

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