Grape variety: Lagrein, Merlot, Shiraz
Location: "Kotznloater" in Kurtatsch at 300 m above sea level
Serving temperature: 16 - 18°C
Description: A powerful, complex wine with fine tannins, somewhere between ruby-red and violet in colour. The nose has slight nuances of violets and forest berries. Full-bodied on the palate with a velvety finish.
Vinification: Maturation in the tank takes eight days, with continuous "punching down" of the marc head. The process is finalised in around five days in a steel tank at a regulated temperature. The wine is then aged in small oak barrels for 12 months.
Recommended with: Ideal with dark meats, game, game birds and hard cheeses
Awards: 2016 Luca Maroni - 90, 2011 Gambero rosso - 2 bicchieri, 2009 Gambero rosso - 2 bicchieri
fruity, intensive wine with body, velvety full-ness and characteristic tannic structure.
Cabernet Sauvignon struggles to ripen in South Tyrol, though not in the sun drenched slopes of Colterenzio, where the unique, unmistakable character of our "Katèlt" unfolds to the full.
Roasted it tastes especially good and is best served with sauerkraut or roast potatoes - suitably in addition a chill Bavarian beer.
Cut cheese bovine raw milk and goat raw milk, Appearance: small cylinder form - sprinkled with garden savory, Aroma: strong - garden savory, Flavour: little salt - spicy, Consistency: rubbery, Maturation: approx. 2 months.
Blue cheese bovine raw milk, Appearance: light grey natural rind, Aroma: woods, Flavour: mushrooms - tasty, Consistency: fondant, Maturation: 2 monts in the natural cellar.
Soft cheese bovine milk, Appearance: roll refined with petal, porcelain white interior, Aroma: floral - melissa, Flavour: buttery - spicy flowers, Consistency: soft - rubbery, Maturation: 6 weeks, alpine flowers