PRODUCTION AREA: The grapes come partly the hillside vineyards of Cornaiano at an altitudes ranging 450 to 500 m above sea level in well aired vineyards. The area in which they are grown is rich in minerals, the result of ice age sedimentation. And partly vineyards located in the Bassa Atesina, with its sandy, warm and deep soils. These components are the basis for this Cuvée full of character.
WINEMAKING: The grapes are picked by hand and placed in small containers to prevent excess pressure on the grapes. Destemming and slow must fermentation (18-20 days) in stainless steel tanks (gravity-flow). Malolatic fermentation and aging for 20 months in barrique. After the blend 8 months aging in the bottle.
Production area: Cornaiano, Cortaccia
Grape varieties: Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot
Serving temperature: (C) 16-18
Aging potential: (years) 10
Allergic-Info: This wine can contain sulfites
yr. 2011 Falstaff Magazin:
90 of 100 Points.
"Falstaff Magazin" has rated the wine "Girlan Cuvee Flora Rosso Riserva Alto Adige - Sudtirol, Trentino-Alto Adige, Italy" from the vintage 2011 on 24.06.2014 with 90 of 100 points.
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elegant and robust white wine, COLOUR yellow with greenish hues to light yellow, NOSE fruity with scents of peach and green apple, TASTE dry, robust, long finish, fresh
The Pinot Nero is regarded unanimously as one of the most valuable and high-quality of red wines. With a dazzling garnet red colour, its aromas - reminiscent of forest fruits blackberries through to blackcurrants - are irresistible. The literally melt in the mouth, with their complete richness satisfying every palate. The wine gains in distinction when served with properly selected and cooked dishes meat, game and especially, lamb in all its forms. Like all other greatwines, an extended maturation period enhances and develops this wine.