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Weingut Plonerhof - St. Magdalena

Red wine 2014 Lagralena, Italy

Type: Red wine
Quantity: 0.75 l
Alcohol content : 14%
Price: 12.00 €
Bottle closue: Natural cork
Maturing: Barrique
Variety: Lagrein.
Registration number : #WPl-L14

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Last reviewed: 17 April, 2018

Italy is one of the oldest wine-growing countries, the beginnings go back at least to before 1,000 BC. It was at this time that the Etruscans appeared in central Italy, settling areas in the four regions of today's Abruzzo, Lazio, Tuscany and Umbria. The origins of Italian wine culture lie above all in the Greek colonisation, which brought Greek wine culture to the peninsula, beginning in the 10th century BC on the island of Sicily as well as Campania and Calabria. The Greeks brought many of their grape varieties with them and named the ideal land for...

The red grape variety comes from Trentino-Alto Adige(Italy). The name probably derives from the Valle Lagarina in Trentino. Synonyms are Blauer Lagrein, Burgundi Lagrein, Lagrain, Lagrino, Lagroin and Landschwarze. A "Red Lagrein" (wine) is named by the Tyrolean peasant leader Michael Gaismair (1490-1532) around 1525. However, the earliest mention of a Lagrein variety in a document from Gries near Bolzano dating from 1318 refers to a white wine. Until the 18th century, the term "Lagreiner" was usually used to refer to a white wine. However, its identity is not clear, as it could have been Savagnin Blanc(Traminer) or Lagarino...

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