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St. Magdalener Classico

Wine name:St. Magdalener Classico

Appellation:ALTO ADIGE SANTA MADDALENA CLASSICO DOC

Zone:Classic zone of Santa Maddalena (Bolzano)

Blend:90% Schiava gentile, schiava media, schiava grigia 10% Lagrein

Vineyard age (year of planting):Lagrein 1981,2006 Schiava gentile, schiava media, schiava grigia 1965,2011

Soil Type: Clayey - sandy

Exposure:South/south-west

Colour:The colour varies from intense ruby red to garnet red

Nose:Intense, almond, carnation and violet notes

Flavour:Flavourful, round and supple

Serving temperature (°C):16-18

Match with:Red meat, poultry, soft and flavourful cheese

Average no. bottles/year:25,000

Grape yield per hectare tons:10

Notes:

Vine training system: "Pergola" (a traditional sytem utilized in Trentino and in Alto Adige)

Vinification and ageing

Fermentation in stainless steel vessels with temperature control (25 degrees Celsius), malolactic fermentation, the wine matures in oak casks

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

Tel. +39 055 200311
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