Cuvée RÉNIER - Vigneti delle Dolomiti Rosso, IGT 2020
Intensive ruby red, delicate intriguing berry aromas, juicy, with grippy tannins, well balanced.
Bright, intense ruby red color with a subtly lighter core – a cuvée of indigenous Lagrein and Merlot from our historic vineyards. A fresh fruit bouquet of strawberry, blackcurrant and ripe blueberry. Inviting on the palate with precise tannins and a playful freshness and fullness. Our cuvée RÉNIER is succulent with compact fruit. A quaffable wine and a versatile companion to a meal.
Manual harvest and selection of the grapes. Destemming and mash fermentation under controlled temperature in stainless steel tanks. After malolactic fermentation, ageing in barriques and stainless steel tanks for 12 months. Assemblage 2 to 3 months before bottling.
Caldaro, Seehof: 230 m above sealevel, medium-heavy, humus-rich sandy clay soil on calcareous gravel in the immediate vicinity of Lake Caldaro
Alcohol 13.5% by vol. Acidity 5.9 g/l Residual sugar 2.6 g/l
Up to 5 years
Ideal with speck or bacon, mature cheese and sausage, delicately spiced vegetable, pasta and meat dishes
16 – 18°C
Bottle sizes: 750 ml
Cuvée Rénier: A reminder of Viceroy Archduke Rainer (1783 – 1853), who acquired Sallegg Castle with his wife Archduchess Elisabeth in 1851 and distinguished himself as a visionary and botanist.
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