RAPE VARIETY: Lagrein (short stemmed)

TYPE OF SOIL: alluvial of porphyritic and moreinic origin

TRAINING SYSTEM: pergola - trained, with one fruit shoot / vine

CROPPING DENSITY: 5000 – 8500 vines / ha

AVERAGE AGE OF VINES: 25 years

VITICULTURAL INTERVENTIONS TO ENHANCE GRAPE QUALITY: 50% of the grapes are thinned in July

HARVESTTIME: first and second week of October; the bunches are harvested manually and put in small plastic boxes where they remain to dry til Christmas

WINE MAKING PROCEDURES: grapes are de-stemmed and crushed; alcoholic fermentation in stainless steel tanks at controlled temperature; maceration on the skins for about ten days

AGEING: end of alcoholic fermentation, malolactic fermentation and maturation both in new barrels, tonneaux and in cement tanks for at least 16 months

COLOUR: Very deep, almost black in colour with violet reflexes

AROMA: on the nose it combines bitter chocolate and ripe dried berry notes intermingled with hints of leather

FLAVOUR: ripe tannins and a rich, fruity mouthfeel lingering for an impressive long finish 

 

Lamarein 2010 Unterganzner, Mayr Josephus

€195.00Price