State/Country, Region, Place: Italy, Alto Adige, Terlano - Terlan(BZ)
Red, dry, still wine
Grape Varieties: 100% Lagrein
Aging: 18 months in barrique.
Three selected sites with vines that are almost a hundred years old and so deliver highly concentrated chewy tannins form the basis of Lagrein Selection.
The wine is fermented and aged in barriques.
That gives to Lagrein Porphyry, which owes its name to the bedrock on which the region’s vineyards stand, a complex and intensive nose, although the wine remains compact and distinctive on the palate.
The Cantina Terlano winery has a traditional focus on long-living wines. White wines from Terlano in particular have repeatedly hit the headlines in trade publications with their ability to outlast the decades...