Colterenzio Lagrein Rosé2020
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£13.70/ 0.75 L btl
The grapes of Lagrein, normally very dark red in color, thus, when vinified in white, take on a light ruby color, an elegance and a tantalizing fruity aroma. The nose reveals hints of red berries and cherries while the joyful acidity typical of this fresh and enjoyable wine stands out in the mouth. Suitable as an aperitif, it goes well with cold appetizers, first courses, roasted fish and white meat dishes.
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Founded in 1960 by 28 wine-growers, the Cantina Colterenzio winery now has around 300 members and is one of the most active and enterprising firms in Alto Adige, managed for many years by Wolfgang Raifer, son of the renowned oenologist Luis Raifer who had also taken over the running of the winery back in the 1970s. Most of their vineyards are found in Cornaiano (also known as Girlan) on the outskirts of the town of Appiano, one of the centres of authentic winemaking in the...