Learn about Teroldego — taste profile, popular regions and more …
Unique to the Trentino region of NE Italy, the Teroldego grape is a deeply colored red variety that produces a wine with an assertive black fruit character and intriguing aromatics. The best quality Teroldego comes from the Campo Rotaliano, a sandy and gravelly plain between the tall mountains of the area.
Tasting Notes for Teroldego
Teroldego is a dry red wine with a bold structure, balanced acidity and characteristics of blackberry, cherry, orange peel, quinine, herbs, tar and sweet tobacco.
Perfect Food Pairings for Teroldego
Try Teroldego with crostini alla speck, asparagus in Bolzanina sauce, jufa pasta, smoked pork, canederli or beef chops.
Sommelier Secrets for Teroldego
Dating back to the 15th century in Rotaliano, Teroldego has created a well-connected anthology for itself. It is a parent to Lagrein, native to nearby Alto Adige, and is closely related to Syrah.
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Mezzacorona Teroldego Reserve 1997Teroldego from Trentino-Alto Adige, Italy