doc - SÜDTIROL / ALTO ADIGE
Description: this wine once again proves the great potential of the Vernatsch variety. Bright ruby-red in color, it shows fine fruit aromas as well as vinous flavors of marzipan and light bitter almond. With light tannins and pleasant freshness, this well-balanced wine is uncomplicated and easy drinking.
Food pairing: pairs well with all kind of starters, with meat and fish, but makes an especially good accompaniment to sausage or South Tyrolean speck, as well as mild cheese.
Grape varieties: a combination of three different Vernatsch varieties: primarily Großvernatsch, with Klein- as well as Grauvernatsch; 3% Lagrein
Vineyard location: south-southeast-facing hillside vineyards in Entiklar (240 - 350 m a.s.l.)
Soil: chalk gravel moraine soil
Growing system: pergola; 3,500 vines / hectare
Yield: 50 - 65 hl / hectare
Vinification: malolactic fermentation in stainless steel tanks; maceration in concrete vats; maturation in large oak casks for 2 months
Barrels: stainless steel tank, concrete vat, large oak cask
Serving suggestions: 12 - 14 °C
Ageing potential: 3 - 5 years