This Chardonnay is intensive straw yellow in color with green reflexes. It has a fruity bouquet of exotic aromas of banana and citrus fruit with some hay and is wonderfully elegant and fresh. On the palate, the wine is full-bodied and harmonious, clear and pure, juicy and quaffable, with a soft opulence and minerality and a full and fresh finish.
Chardonnay - South Tyrol DOC.
The grapes for this refreshing wine grow at an altitude of 420 - 500 m on excellent chalk gravel soils in the vineyards of the sunny plateau of Appiano with their south-east exposition.
After temperature-controlled fermentation of the must in stainless steel tanks at 19°C for one week, the wine is aged in stainless steel.
Best enjoyed well chilled with light pasta dishes, salads with roast chicken breast and light fish dishes.
12 - 14°C.
3 - 5 years.
750 ml - 75 cl - 0.75 lt.
Wine can contain sulphites.
Wine Estate Monastery Cellar Muri-Gries
In 2021 the Benedictines moved Muri in Switzerland to Gries in South Tyrol, where the order took over the Augustinian monastery. In so doing, they inherited a long tradition of wine-growing, which they nurtured in the spirit of a symbiosis of monastery, winery and estate that is still very much in evidence today. The result, in the 21st century, is a range of top-quality wines MURI-GRIES like the Abtei Muri line, which has been produced selected grapes the very best sites since 1989. The MURI-GRIES wine estate comprises 35 hectares of vineyards in excellent locations in and around Bolzano and Appiano. The monastery vineyards offer an outstanding terroir, combining excellent soils with a highly favourable climate.