Porphyr Lagrein 2017 CANTINA TERLANO

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Title: South Tyrol Doc
Grape variety: Lagrein 100%
Region: South Tyrol
Format:0.75 l
Alcohol content:13.5%



Deep and impenetrable ruby red color with violet reflections. Aroma: The bouquet of this Lagrein selection is immediately full and rich in facets, with a hint of licorice, coffee beans, vanilla pods, cloves and black tea. An aromatic but also fruity scent, with hints of morello cherry and black blueberry. Taste: The taste profile is harmonious, with decidedly compact, concentrated and varied aromas, characterized not only by a fruity taste, but also by spicy aromas and a light sweet note of dark chocolate, embellished by very refined tannins.


Destemming of the bunches and subsequent slow fermentation in stainless steel tanks at a controlled temperature and with delicate handling of the must. Malolactic fermentation and aging for 18 months in barrique. A third of new barrels are used for aging in barriques. Assembly three months before bottling.


Pink fillet of venison in a walnut crust with vegetables, braised beef ribs, or veal cheek.


Founded in 1893, Cantina di Terlano is one of the most avant-garde cooperatives of producers in all of South Tyrol. Its current 143 members cultivate 165 hectares of vineyards, equal to a total annual production of 1.2 million bottles. Today in a modern structure only DOC wines mature, 30% red and 70% white. Characteristic of the Terlano winery is making long-lived wines, a consolidated tradition, and above all the white wines of Terlano, with their fullness that is preserved even after decades of aging, make enthusiasts from all over the world rejoice with amazement. The prerequisites that guarantee this longevity are the high mineral content of the land, old vines that have reached an optimal growth balance, well-tended vineyards with low yield per vine, and the principle of enchanting only healthy and perfectly ripe grapes. The tradition of the Cantina di Terlano is centered on historical vinification in wooden barrels, but another determining factor is the "sur lie" method, in which the wines mature - often for years - on fine lees, before moving on to the bottle where - without haste - they can stop growing. Thanks to this slow aging, the wines acquire more character and complexity, in fact, it is not the primary aromas that emerge, but rather the more complex secondary and tertiary ones. The most tangible proof is the wine archive, which has more than 20,000 bottles. A treasure chest full of rarities, where you can find various vintages from 1955 to today. Some bottles even date back to 1893, the year in which the winery was founded.
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South Tyrol Doc
Grape variety
Lagrein 100%
South Tyrol
Gr. Alcoholic
0.750 l

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