Intense cherry red color. Complex, full bouquet, first fruity (cherry, black currant) then spicy and floral (tobacco, violet, mint) with hints of wood. Marked, long and concentrated impact on the palate. Persistent, with a fresh and fruity finish and with accentuated but not aggressive tannins.
Soft pressing of the grapes, spontaneous fermentation for about 15 days and malolactic fermentation in steel. The wine is then aged for about 18 months in small wooden barrels of 150 - 225 liters (French oak from Allier and Nevers, of which, depending on the vintage, about 1/2 new).
Beef, roasted or grilled, lamb, game, cheeses.
Founded in 1823 and now in its fifth generation with the current owner Alois Lageder, the company stands out for its ability to blend tradition and innovation. Every action taken on the estate is inspired by a holistic and sustainable approach. This means that respect for nature takes precedence, as evidenced by the choice to practice biological-dynamic cultivation. The grapes harvested in the vineyards owned by the family (about 50 hectares) in Magrè, Cortaccia, Termeno and in the area of Lake Caldaro are cultivated with biological-dynamic methods, the Lindenburg vineyard in Bolzano and the Krafuss estate in S. Michele / Appiano they are currently in conversion. The wines of the Tenutae Lageder line are made from grapes of vineyards owned by the family. To these are added those of the Alois Lageder line, typical wines vinified largely in purity, and made according to the criteria of the highest quality dear to the company.