This wine is produced by a remarkable cooperative of 224 families that was founded in 1908 in the Northern Italian mountainous territory of Alto Adige, also known as Südtirol. It's a lovely every-day wine made with indigenous lagrein grapes. Red fruit and flowers in the aroma. Sweet red fruit and
2016 Furggl Lagrein Riserva When opened, big aromas of dark-red fruit and earthiness wafted from the bottled, with a whiff of aromatic-sweetness. Fruity on the palate, more boldness than finesse. Probably at the top of its game now, as full as can be, with well-integrated tannins, some acidity -- and
With wild rose and lavender in the aroma, this wine has spicy, brambly dark red fruit too, and black cherry, especially on the mid- and end-palate. While the wine is somewhat herby and spicy, both tannins and acidity feel mild. Fruit is the overwhelming take-away with this wine, which pairs
A little hazy (unfiltered), bright, medium intensity, bright purple color. Clean on the nose, medium intensity aromas of black fruit, moss, cedar, black pepper, spice, stewed black cherries, oak, and smoke. Dry, medium body, medium tannin, medium-high acidity. Flavors of red and black fruit, Bing cherry, red fruit, strawberry, raspberry
Lots of spice in this red wine experience: leafy, fruity, aromas, with blackberry with pepper predominating into the front- and mid-palate. A medium-weight wine. Same peppery, leafy blackberry elements on end-palate and even in the finish. Moderate tannins, more fruity than woody. Good with white bean and pork loin stew.