Originally from the Gries area (in the nearby province of South Tyrol), this grape has found an excellent habitat in Trentino, particularly in the areas of S.Michele all’Adige, Mezzocorona, Mezzolombardo. Cantine Monfort winery’s Lagrein grapes come from the hilly area around Meano.
Colour: intense ruby red, velvety.
Bouquet: characteristic, fruity, intense that remind mixed berries with spicy and chocolate notes.
Taste: sapidity and persistency, with soft tannins, well structured and long persistency.
Red meat and fairly mature soft cheeses. This wine has some distinctive characteristics and is particularly recommended with rabbit and wildfowl.