Description: This wine once again proves the great potential of the Vernatsch variety. Bright ruby-red in color, it shows fine fruit aromas as well as vinous flavors of marzipan and light bitter almond. With light tannins and pleasant freshness, this well-balanced wine is uncomplicated and easy-drinking.
Serving suggestion: Pairs well with all sorts of meat and fish, but makes an especially good accompaniment to sausage or South Tyrolean speck, as well as braised or grilled white meats.
Varietal: A combination of four different Vernatsch varieties: primarily Grauvernatsch, with Klein- and Mitter- as well as Großvernatsch; 3% Lagre
Vineyard location: vineyards in Kurtatsch
Soil composition: chalk gravel moraine soil
Growing system: pergola; - 3,500 vines / hectare
Yield: 50 - 65 hl / hectare
Age of wines: till 50 years
Vinification: fermented using a special extraction process, followed by malolactic fermentation in stainless steel tanks; aging for 4 months in oak barrels.
Receptacles: stainless steel and oak barrels
yr. 2012 Doctorwine:
90 of 100 Points.
"Doctorwine" has rated the wine "Tiefenbrunner Turmhoff Grauvernatsch-Schiava Grigia, Trentino-Alto-Adige, Italy" from the vintage 2012 on 25.06.2013 with 90 of 100 points.
More full-bodied and richer than many other wines in this category, elegant and smooth
brilliant straw yellow colour with a green tint. Very fine, fruity (apples, peaches), forward varietal aroma. Pronounced, clean, elegant, grapey flavour, light to medium-bodied with a fresh mouth-watering finish.