Description: A brilliant straw yellow with green reflections, this wine is distinguished by its shimmering color and distinctive bouquet of hazelnuts, ripe, tropical and summer fruits, and light toasty aroma. On the palate, it is chewy, firm and wellproportioned, its depth and elegance lasting throughout its extended finish.
Serving suggestion: Outstanding with starters, seafood, poultry, pork or veal dishes.
Grape varieties: 100 % Chardonnay
Vineyard location: South-southwest facing vineyards in Entiklar (260 - 300 meters above sea level).
Soil: Chalk gravel moraine soil.
Growing system: Guyot and pergola; - 7,000 - 3,500 vines / hectare
Age of vines: Up to 40 years
Vinification: fermented and aged in barriques for 11 months, an 6 months in stainless steel.
Barrels: french barriques (50% new) and stainless steel
Allergic-Info: This wine can contain sulfites
Decanter World Wine Awards:
85 of 100 Points.
"Decanter World Wine Awards" has rated the wine "Tiefenbrunner 'Vigna AU' Chardonnay Riserva, Trentino-Alto-Adige, Italy" from the vintage 2014 on 01.01.2017 with 85 of 100 points.
yr. 2014 Decanter World Wine Awards:
Color: brilliant straw yellow. Smell: This Sauvignon is enticingly exotic in the glass, with multilayered fruit of mango, papaya, lime and red grapefruit, and herbal aromas reminiscent of lemon grass, lemon balm, mint and green tea. It also reveals mineral notes of flint combined with a hint of elderberry syrup. Taste: On the palate, the wine offers a fascinating interplay of juicy fruit aromas and delicate minerality creating a harmonious opulence with a long and impressive finish.
Robust, harmonious wine with body and velvety fullness, dark garnet red, pleasant and markedly typical of the variety.
Eye: deep purple Nose: ripe black cherry, forest floor, tertiary aromas, with an elegant hint of fine herbs Palate: dense and elegant structure, finely structured delicate tannins, persistent body
Brilliant straw yellow with a green shimmer. Quite pronounced and expressive aroma with flowery and somewhat spicy notes. Rich flavored in the mouth, with a slight smokiness at the back and a good, fresh finish.