Description: Ruby red with a deep garnet sheen, this wine has a delicate bouquet of blackberries, raspberries and cherries with a hint of vanilla. It is smooth and full-bodied, showing balance and elegance on the palate, and has both youthful force and pedigree.
Serving suggestion: An excellent accompaniment to pork, veal or beef, lamb, poultry, game or game birds as well as to cheese.
Grape varieties: 100% Pinot Nero / Blauburgudner
Vineyard location: steep slope vineyards in Graun, near Kurtatsch (800 - 850 meters above sea level) and in Montan (450 - 650 meters above sea level)
Soil composition: chalk gravel moraine and loamy alluvial moraine soil
Growing system: guyot; - 6,000 - 7,000 vines / hectare
Yield: 60 - 70 hl / hectare
Age of vines: till 15 years
Vinification: Fermented in contact with the skins in stainless steel tanks, followed by malolactic fermentation in large wooden casks. 2/3 of the wine is aged in small oak barrels, the rest in large wooden casks for 8 months.
Receptacles: stainless steel and oak barrels
Alcohol content: 13.5% by vol.
Total acidity: 4.9 g / liter
Residual sugars: 2.3 g / liter
Allergic-Info: This wine can contain sulfites