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Red wine 2007 Alto Adige DOC Laurin, Alto Adige, Italy

Type: Red wine
Quantity: 0.75 l
Alcohol content : 13.5%
Price: Up to 15.00 €
Bottle closue: Natural cork
Maturing: barrique and large oak barrel
Registration number : #KG-L12119

Wine Review Report :

Wein-Plus rating: Very good (86 WP)
Last reviewed: 16 July 2010
Editor note: Muted nose with dried berries, prominent vegetal notes, tobacco, smoky and light burnt notes, earthy notes. More vegetal notes with a hint of bell peppers on the palate, medium, polished fruit, dried dark berries, some dark chocolate, delicate herbaceous notes in the background, fine-grained tannins, still needs some time to develop, light undergrowth on a slightly astringent good to very good finish.

DOC area (also South Tyrol, Italian Alto Adige or dell'Alto Adige) for red wines, rosé wines and white wines in the Italian wine sector South-Tirol, There are six sub-zones, which are considered separate DOC areas and under this name do not cover the entire product range, but only certain types of wine. these are Bozner Leiten (Italian Colli di Bolzano), Eisacktaler (Valle Isarco), Merano hills (Meranese di Collina), St. Magdalener (Santa Maddalena), Terlaner (Terlano) and vinschgau (Valle Venosta). If the grapes come from classified vineyards, all wines can Vigna...

The red grape variety comes from Trentino-Alto Adige ( Italy ). The name is probably derived from the Valle Lagarina in Trentino. Synonyms are Blauer Lagrein, Burgundi Lagrein, Lagrain, Lagrino, Lagroin and Landschwarze. A "Red Lagrein" (wine) is called by the Tyrolean farmer's guide Michael Gaismair (1490-1532) around 1525. However, the earliest mention of a Lagrein variety in a document from Gries near Bozen from 1318 refers to a white wine. Until the 18th century, "Lagreiner" was mostly used to mean a white wine. However, its identity is not clear, because it could be Savagnin Blanc ( Traminer ) or to Lagarino Bianco...

The red grape variety comes from France, The name is probably from the French word for blackbird (merle) because these birds like to snack on the very sweet berries when fully ripe. The name can also be an allusion to the black-blue color of the berries similar to the bird. There are over 60 Synonyms which attest to the worldwide spread. The most important are Alicante Noir, Bigney, Black Alicante, Blauer Merlot, Bordò, Crabutet, Crabutet Noir, Hebigney, Médoc Noir, Merlau, Merlot Black, Merlot Blau, Merlot Crni, Merlot Nero, Merlot Noir, Merlott, Merlou, Picard, Pikard, Plant Médoc, Sémillon Rouge, Vidal and Vitraille.

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