Riserva | Mauritius

Mauritius

Lagrein/Merlot

Südtirol • Alto Adige DOC

This cuvée of Lagrein and Merlot combines fruit and structure, tannins and elegance. The name of the wine is the Latin form of San Maurizio, a village near Gries whose warm soils are the key to this wine.

Grape variety Lagrein and Merlot
Cultivating area Warm fertile alluvial soils in San Maurizio/Gries near Bolzano at 250 meters a.s.l.
Harvest date End of September to middle of October
Vinification After traditional fermentation of the must in wooden vats, the young wine matures for about a year in French barriques and large wooden barrels.
Tasting notes Color: dark garnet
Aroma: concentrated fruit aromas of ripe berries, mildly spicy notes and hints of cocoa
Taste: dense and complex with elegant tannins and a persistent aftertaste
Food pairing Substantial dishes with grilled dark meats, game, wildfowl and spicy hard cheeses
Alcohol: 14% vol* Residual sugar : 4,5 g/l*

* Depending on the year, the analytical values ​​may vary slightly

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