ALTO ADIGE / SÜDTIROL - doc
Description: bright yellow to gold in hue, with a broad spectrum of aromas of rose petals, honey and litchi. A fabulous wine, with spicy, powerful taste, full bodied and lingering on the palate. Is just as rewarding to drink today as it will be after many years in the cellar.
Food pairing: this wine pairs exceptionally well with starters, grilled fish, shellfish, Asian dishes and mould cheese.
Grape varieties: 100% Traminer
Vineyard location: south-southwest-facing hillside vineyards in Entiklar and Kurtatsch (260 - 400 m a.s.l.)
Soil: chalk gravel moraine soil in Entiklar; loamy soil between Kurtatsch and Tramin
Growing system: guyot; 6,000 - 7,000 vines / hectare
Yield: 40 - 50 hl / hectare
Vinification: after 6 – 8 hours of maceration of the grapes, fermentation at a constant temperature of 20 °C in stainless steel tanks; maturation on fine lees for 6 months
Barrels: stainless steel tank
Serving suggestion: 10 – 12 °C
Ageing potential: 5 - 8 years