GRAPE VARIETY: Chardonnay
VINEYARD LOCATION: Kurtatsch - Salurn
CHARACTERISTICS: A fresh, fruity white wine.
COLOR: Yellow with greenish reflections
RECOMMENDED PAIRINGS: As an aperitif, with light appetizers, white meats, and fish.
SERVING TEMPERATURE: 10-11° C. (50-52° F.)
ABOUT THE WINE: In older wine textbooks, Chardonnay was classified as a variant of Pinot Blanc, namely as "yellow Pinot Blanc". That was the name used when it was introduced to South Tyrol France in the second half of the nineteenth century, and for more than a hundred years, it was blended with Pinot Blanc. The first varietal Alto Adige Chardonnay was made in 1982 and was accepted by the international wine market with great enthusiasm. Kurtatsch Chardonnay has a scent of bananas and gingerbread spices. The characteristic Mediterranean abundance of fruit takes on a smooth acidity structure through selected Chardonnay batches the high-elevation terraced vineyards of Kurtatsch. The warm influence of the southern winds and the dramatic cooling by night below the limestone cliffs provide the wine with an elegant spice.
Allergic-Info: This wine can contain sulfites
Colour: fresh, pale ruby red; Aroma: aromatically intensive and multi-layered, fresh nutmeg notes, dark, red roses, dried apricots, figs and cloves, some botrytis notes; Taste: elegant and harmonic with a lovely interplay of sweet and sour, finesse and lightness, aromas of dried fruits, fresh, playful finish
Showing deep ruby red, it releases intense aromas laden with rich spice and dried fruit; in the mouth it is a wine of superb richness and majestic flavours. A wine of superb richness and majestic flavours. The exceptional balance of all its components makes it ideal for lengthy cellaring.