PINOT GRIGIO "TURMHOF"
doc - SÜDTIROL / ALTO ADIGE
Description: pale yellow to sandy in colour this Pinot Grigio delights with its flowery bouquet of herbs, ripe fruits like pear, peach as well as melon and present itself full bodied, round, creamy and elegant in the mouth with lingering aftertaste.
Food pairing: goes well with all sorts of appetizers, fish dishes and South Tyrolean specialities
Grape varieties: 100% Pinot Gris
Vineyard location: south - southeast-facing vineyards in the plain of Margreid; hillside vineyards at Kurtatsch (210 – 350 m a.s.l.)
Soil: chalk gravel moraine soil at Kurtatsch, sandy alluvial soil at Margreid
Growing system: guyot; 6,000 - 7,000 vines / hectare
Yield: 45 - 55 hl / hectare
Vinification: fermented at a constant temperature; maturation with regular batonnage in large oak casks for 7 months; 30% fermented and aged in stainless steel tanks on the fine lees for 7 months
Barrels: stainless steal tank, large oak cask
Serving suggestion: 10 – 12 °C
Ageing potential: 4 - 5 years