Characteristic Fortified wine, sweet
Denomination Südtirol Vino Liquoroso
Grape 100% Lagrein
Terroir Ora/Auer, stony aluvial soil with warm porphyry
Vinification Cold maceration and fermentation in open oak vats with a low degree of toasting. Intensive extraction through permant submersion of the cap in the must. Addition of brandy to the fermenting must to kill off the yeast and stopp the fermentation. Than six months ageing in the Pipa oak barrel (the name comes from the typical oak barrels, which get used in Portugal to age the Portwine) and than bottlering.
Description The colour is a garnet dark red with purple nuances. It has a powerful fragrance of fully ripe cherry and berry. On the palate it is very fine and complex. The expressiv tannins and sappy acidity are the perfect antitesis to the sweetness. The aftertaste is fruity and Lasting.
Food pairing Goes perfectly good to all kinds of chocolate desserts, the darker and purer the chocolate, the better the synthesis
Serving temperature 18 °C
Cellaring min. 10 years
Produced and bottled by Franz Gojer - Glögglhof, Bolzano, Italy