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 varietyLagrein and Merlot
Cultivating areaWarm fertile alluvial soils in San Maurizio/Gries near Bolzano at 250 meters a.s.l.
Harvest dateEnd of September to middle of October
VinificationAfter traditional fermentation of the must in wooden vats, the young wine matures for about a year in French barriques and large wooden barrels.
Tasting notesColor: 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 pairingSubstantial 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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