Category Archives: Lagrein

Wines of the Alto Adige

This region holds a particular place in my heart. Linda and I visited some of the top producers of the region this summer and hiked the magnificent mountains. This Tyrolean region is beyond picturesque and vies with Stellenbosch as the … Continue reading

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Praxis Lagrein 2007

Praxis, Central Coast, Lagrein 2007 My hat is off to Praxis for making wine from this grape, so celebrated in the Alto Adige yet almost unknown in California. The New and Old Worlds come together in the glass with ripe … Continue reading

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Cantina Terlano, Alto Adige, Gries, Lagrein, Riserva DOC 2004 This is still a baby with ample structure and notes of tar and earth. There’s a sense in which this reminds me of a young and reductive Northern Rhone Syrah. Let … Continue reading

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