Wine: Southtyrolean Pinot Noir "Crescendo" Doc
Vine: Pinot Noir
Production Area: Montan
Cultivation system: Guyot
Grape harvest begining: October
Vinification: temperature controlled fermentation
Maturation: 14 month in barrique and 5 month in the bottle
Storage life: 5 - 10 years
Best served: 18 - 20° C
yr. 2012 Falstaff Magazin:
90 of 100 Points.
"Falstaff Magazin" has rated the wine "Ritterhof Crescendo 'Dignus' Blauburgunder Alto Adige, Trentino-Alto Adige, Italy" from the vintage 2012 on 06.07.2016 with 90 of 100 points.
yr. 2011 Falstaff Magazin:
"Falstaff Magazin" has rated the wine "Ritterhof Crescendo 'Dignus' Blauburgunder Alto Adige, Trentino-Alto Adige, Italy" from the vintage 2011 on 23.06.2015 with 90 of 100 points.
yr. 2010 Falstaff Magazin:
89 of 100 Points.
"Falstaff Magazin" has rated the wine "Ritterhof Crescendo 'Dignus' Blauburgunder Alto Adige, Trentino-Alto Adige, Italy" from the vintage 2010 on 24.06.2014 with 89 of 100 points.
velvety and light wine of "Vernatsch" grapes - colour: light-rubin-red up to rubin red - scent: lovely, fruity, aromatic and tipical - taste: dry, mild, harmonic, aroma of almonds
full, velvety and harmonic wine - colour: rubin red up to dark garnet red - scent: harmonic aroma and fragrance of woodberries - taste: dry, full, velvety with light tannins
This Pinot Nero is cultiveted on the sunny slopes below Montan and convinces by its ruby red colour and the typical fruity aroma slightly of vanilla. Its taste is full and long persisting.
This Blauburgunder (Pinot Nero) is aged in wooden barrels, it has a ruby purple-red colour with a hint of blackberries. Characteristic of this wine is its fruity, pleasant and wholehearted flavour. The Luziafeld vineyard is situated near the St. Pauls winery where the soil is loamy.
Villa Nigra is the Latin name fort he Scharzhaus ("Black House") estate, a vineyard as if made for producing fine Pinto Noir of top international standing. The strongly contrasting temperatures between day and night time enables Pinot grapes to develop their intense classic varietal character, reminiscent of raspberry, morello cherry and blackberry. An elegantly-structured wine, slender with smooth ripe tannins on the finish
Colour: strong, dark and luminous ruby red Aroma: fruity with crisp ripe cherries, blackcurrants, blackberries and raspberries, tangy with some laurel and tarragon, slightly ethereal, playful and complex Taste: middling structure and fullness, pronounced tannins, stimulating acidity, berry fruit, youthfully unsophisticated and elegantly rustic