The quest was for the perfect creation, one capable of expressing the authentic, innermost character of Cantina Terlano, for a wine that would embody our tradition of more than a hundred years and would combine the strengths of our very best varieties and vineyards. We have achieved that goal. The result is the Terlaner I Grande Cuvée.
Wine Doc denomination: Alto Adige Terlano
Variety: 85% Pinot Bianco, 10% Chardonnay, 5% Sauvignon
History of the variety: first vintage 2015
Bottles produced: 2,850
Yield: 35 hl/ha
Quality line: Terlaner I Grande Cuvée
Vinification Description: Pressing: gentle whole cluster pressing; Clarification of the must: natural sedimentation; Fermentation and maturation: slow fermantation in big oak casks (30 hl); malolactic fermentation and ageing on the lees for 12 months in big wooden barrels;
Production area Name: Terlaner I
Altitude: 306 - 560 m a. s. l.
Slope: 5 - 70%
Orientation: South - Southwest
Allergic-Info: This wine can contain sulfites
Color: brilliant straw yellow
Smell: rich and complex on the nose; multifaceted aromas of citrus fruit, white pepper and herbs as well as a delicate smoky note
Taste: The wine's elegance and perfect balance are the product of its remarkable structure and subtle texture, which give the wine its unmistakable character. It's extremely long finish is more than pleasant; it leaves its mark in memory as the supreme expression of a mineral terroir that is unique in the world.
Alcoholic content: 85.00 %