This Müller-Thurgau pours a pale straw yellow color with light green nuances. It is an intensely aromatic wine with typical notes of nutmeg as well as pepper, elderflower and acacia. On the palate the wine combines a fine elegance with youthful freshness and has a pleasant acidity. It is playful, salty and mineral, and light and long in the finish.
Müller Thurgau - South Tyrol DOC.
The grapes for this wine grow at an altitude of approx. 500 m on chalk gravel soils in the vineyards 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 flavoursome hors d’oeuvres, fried fish and mature cheeses.
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.
An aromatic white wine made an old local variety. It is characterised by the scent of nutmeg, roses, citrus fruits, cloves and elderflowers. Strong its body, fresh its acidity. The age of the vines varies between seven and 20 years. Elevated in steel tanks, the wine is bottled in April and is best to be enjoyed in the following two years.
Colour: Elegant, clear, full golden yellow; Nose: Elegantly aromatic and flowery, reminiscent of lychees, and rose petals; Flavour: Elegant and fresh, mellow and mouth-filling, dry on the finish
Delicate fruit aromas reminiscent of Muscat, youthful freshness - an excellent aperitif wine. It is delicious with spicy hors d'oeuvres and fish.