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Südtirol Pinot Bianco Isos

Wine name:Südtirol Pinot Bianco Isos

Appellation:ALTO ADIGE PINOT BIANCO DOC

Zone:Appiano, Schwarzhaus district

Blend:100% Pinot bianco

Vineyard age (year of planting):

Soil Type:soil of morainic origin with limestone deposits, clayey

Exposure:south-east

Altitude:500 meters above sea level

Colour:Intense straw yellow

Nose:Delicate fruity notes, ripe pears, Golden Delicious apples, pineapple. Slighter notes of tropical fruit

Flavour:Elegant, full in the mouth, evident acidity, definite character, aromatic on the palate, long finish

Serving temperature (°C):12-14

Match with:tasty pasta and rice dishes, grilled tuna, grilled octopous and shrimps, white meat

Notes:

The constellation of the charioteer, also known as "Auriga", is designed on the label. The stars mark the corners of the Schwarzhaus vineyard, the shape of which is practically identical to the one of the constellation.

Vinification and ageing

50% of the wine is vinified in tonneaux, 50% in steel, long maturation on the lees (12-14 months).

Wine Producer

WALDGRIES

Website:http://www.waldgries.it

Address:S. Giustina, 2 39100 Bolzano BZ

Owner: Christian Plattner

Year of establishment:1970

Total annual production:60000

Total vineyard extension (hectares):7.5

Planted varietals and extension (hectares):2.25ha Lagrein 2.25ha Moscato rosa/Rosenmuskateller 0.75ha Sauvignon Blanc 2.25ha Schiava

Type of viticulture:integrated/sustainable

Harvest period:End of September - first decade of October

Agronomist:Christian Plattner

Oenologist:Christian Plattner

History

The estate, which is in the classical zone of Sankt Magdalena, exists since the XII century and was originally owned by a monastery. The property was purchased by the grandfather of the present owner who used to sell wine in bulk. Wine started being bottled in 1970. Indigenous varietals of Alto Adige - Pink Muscat. Schiava (Vernatsch) and Lagrein - are grown together with a small quantity of Sauvignon Blanc and Pinot Bianco.

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Borgo degli Albizi 10,
50122 - Firenze, Italy

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