Burgundi Lagrein, Lagrain, Lagrain Blauer, Lagrein Kretzer, Lagrino, Lagroin
Lagrein, Lagrein Scuro, Lagrein Dunkel, Lagrein Rosato, Lagrein Kretzer, Lagrein di Gries, Lagrein di Grieser
This tannic red grape from northeast Italy in the Trentino-Alto Aldige region produces a very drinkable wine with sour plum, cherry and chocolate flavors with some herbalness and not unpleasant bitterness.
Classic Brands and Sources:
Viticolori Alto Adige Co-op, Barone de Cles, Colterenzio Co-op, Muri Gries, Hoffstäter, Lageder, Thurnhof, Tiefenbruner, Peter Zemmer
Wine and food pairing guidelines:
Pairs with medium bodied, acidic dishes
Foods and Entrees that usually pair:
Pairs with chicken, game, veal, pork, lamb and heavier fish especially tuna and salmon, and shellfish with slightly acidic sauces
Epiosses, Feta (sheep's milk), goat cheese, Gouda, Majorero (Spanish hard goat cheese) Mahon, Bucheron (French goat cheese), dry Jack cheese, cream cheese, Gouda, Neufchatel, Pont-L'Eveque, Raclette, Reblochon, Roquefort, Saint-Nectare,Vacherin
Lagrein at Wikipedia
Lagrein at Italian Wine Review
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