Red wines from South Tyrol
Since more than 100 years, the autochthonous wines Vernatsch and Lagrein are pressed in South Tyrol – both of them widely known among wine lovers. Equally popular are the other South Tyrolean red wines that are grown on the largest part of the South Tyrolean wine-growing area, including Pinot Noir, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet Franc or as well Muscat Rose and Malvasia.
South Tyrolean red wines
- Vernatsch: The Vernatsch is a lightweight low tannic, pale ruby to clear up red ruby. It has a faint flavour and pleasantly fruity.
- Lagrein: Kretzer or Rosé is a wine coloured rose up to ruby clear, with delicate fragrance and pleasant.
- Pinot noir: is a wine red to ruby red grenade, highly tannic, with an intense and ethereal.
- Merlot: is a red wine pleasantly asprigno originating in France, red grenade until dark red grenade.
- Cabernet: is part of red wines full of body, the colour red to red grenade intense, with a full and terreo perfume and a slightly bitter taste.
- Moscato rosa: is a dessert wine and delicate aroma of Sicilian origin, from pale ruby red colour and an intense perfume of rose.
- Malvasia: is a red wine clear with reflections salmon colour, with a particular fragrance and at the same time fine and delicate.