Grape: 100% Pinot Nero
Vinification: Traditional temperature controlled fermentation for about 10 days in stainless steel tanks. Afterwards, malolactic fermentation and storage partially in large wooden barrels (22hl) of French oak and/or stainless steel tanks.
Tasting notes: Our Pinot Nero Elena Walch shines in clear, fresh ruby red. A fruity play of aromas of red berries, cherries and raspberries as well as spicy notes with some white pepper characterizes the bouquet. In the mouth, the wine convinces with juicy structure and inviting freshness, with soft, velvety tannins, discreet spices in the background and a youthful, elegant finish.
yr. 2016 Falstaff:
94 of 100 Points.
"Falstaff" has rated the wine "Elena Walch Pinot Nero Blauburgunder Alto Adige" from the vintage 2016 on 01.06.2019 with 94 of 100 points.
yr. 2015 Falstaff:
"Falstaff" has rated the wine "Elena Walch Pinot Nero Blauburgunder Alto Adige" from the vintage 2015 on 01.06.2018 with 94 of 100 points.
yr. 2014 Falstaff:
92 of 100 Points.
"Falstaff" has rated the wine "Elena Walch Pinot Nero Blauburgunder Alto Adige" from the vintage 2014 on 01.06.2017 with 92 of 100 points.
Alto Adige Pinot Nero Sanct Valentin 2017 It is the endeavour and the inner desire of every winemaker to produce a special wine the Pinot Nero grape, a wine that is impressive because of both broadness and elegance. Targeted selection in our vineyards over the course of years have now produced convincing results. The Pinot Nero of the St. Valentin line has been especially successful. A radiant garnet red, it impresses with its tempting aromas: small berries with crisp cherries, fresh violets, a breath of marzipan. This Pinot Nero opens up with a multifaceted lasting quality. A fine wine for lamb dishes, beef, wild fowl, and cheese, it has an excellent potential for aging.
The intense, aromatic bouquet, together with soft, full character needs flavoursome dishes. We recommend serving this wine with shellfish, flavoured cheeses and desserts, such as strudel. Also a good match with spicy dishes and sweet and sour creations with an Asian touch.
A grape with small berries that has been cultivated in South Tyrol for decades, and which prevails in an aristocratic red wine. With its strong flowery bouquet, velvety finish and fine tannic quality, this wine is perfectly suitable as an accompaniment to meat dishes.
This expressive and fruity Pinot Noir achieves its special finesse due to the large wooden barrels in which it is aged. Its silky but powerful body makes "Patricia" a wine that should be served with hearty meat dishes.