Merlot MCMLVII 2016 Alois Lageder

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Title: South Tyrol Doc
Grape variety: Merlot 100%
Region: South Tyrol
Format:0.75 l
Alcohol content:13%

€34.34

(€45.78 /l)

Features


intense cherry red color with ruby red reflections. The aroma is very complex and has a very concentrated fruity note (berries), a delicate hint of spices (juniper and licorice) combined with the elegant note of wood (barrique). Balanced and rich on the palate. The aftertaste is persistent with the right presence of tannins and a pleasant freshness

Vinification


Soft pressing of the grapes, spontaneous fermentation of about 15 days and malolactic fermentation in steel. The wine is refined for eighteen months in small 225 liter wooden barrels (French oak from Allier and Nevers, depending on the vintage up to 1/3 new.

Pairings


Veal, lamb, duck, game, cheese.

Producer


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.
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Data sheet

Naming
South Tyrol Doc
Grape variety
Merlot 100%
Area
South Tyrol
Gr. Alcoholic
13%
Format
0.750 l

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