Light and easy drinking, accentuated fruit and discreet toasted almond on the finish.
Description: Once the Vernatsch grapes become fully ripe in these sun-drenched sites the grape stalks become reddish in colour and local growers call them "Roatfiassler" ("red-legged") in the local dialect. Hence the name. Bright ruby in colour, intensely fruity on the nose reminiscent of summer berry fruits and cherry; mellow on the palate with supple tannins, mild but refreshing acidity and attractive bitterness on the finish.
Food Choices: An ideal partner for full-flavoured starters, meaty fish and pasta dishes, pork and poultry, cold cuts of meat - especially speck -, salami and mild cheeses.
Grape Variety: 100% Vernatsch (aka Schiava) old pergola trained vines.
Sites: Schreckbichl / Girlan; hillside vineyards at altitudes between 410-440 m; soils are mainly morainal with sand and eroded porphyry.
Yield: 78 hl/ha
Winemaking: The crushed grapes are fermented with the skins in stainless steel tanks with subsequent malolactic fermentation. The new wine is matured in tank on the fine lees for four months.
Allergic-Info: This wine can contain sulfites
Medium ruby, fresh fruit, lightly aromatic; lively round, full-flavoured with accentuated cherry fruit; soft, just a hint of tannin and acidity, dry on the finish. A very attractive, light-textured wine with plenty of charm.
Characteristics: - colour: ruby red - smell: fruity and flowery with a scent of cherries and violets - taste: velvety, harmonious, juicy, fresh, mild acidity, soft and supple tannins with a soft, rounded finis.
Müller Thurgau is a delicately aromatic white wine, greenish to pale yellow in color, flowery, lightly herbaceous with a hint of Muscat, dry fresh and aromatic on the palate.
Vernatsch is a traditional South Tyrolean grape, greatly contributing to the local wine culture through its uncomplicated drinkability. New quality parameters and modern production methods have ensured that its popularity has continued to increase in recent years. In the village Missian this grape finds the best conditions to create this succulent fruity and elegant red wine.
This Pinot Bianco is without a doubt the star amongst the wines of the St. Michael-Eppan cooperative winery. It is simply the wine to express most convincingly the quality potential South Tyrolean white wine and the philosophy behind the production methods used in winery. A straw colour with green lustre, it reveals a broad palette of scents, in particular apple, apricot, pear and a slight cedar wood fragrance. With its velvety smoothness and full-bodied acidity which underscore its strength and grandeur, this wine is a delight on the palate. A complete wine you don't come across every day, to satisfy many demands made by sophisticated cuisine.