Tasting Date: 9/7/2011
Varietal: Pinot Grigio
Tasting Date Price: $12.79
Rating: WS 2008 87
Alcohol Content: 12.5%
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Visual Aspect: Pale yellow in color with green reflections
Nose: Exotic fruit notes and a trace of meadow flowers.
Palate: Slightly spicy, well-structured and full in the mouth, it has a lingering finish on the palate.
Food Pairing: Goes well with all sorts of appetizers, fish dishes and South Tyrolean specialities even bacon and eggs.
Grape varieties: 100%Pinot Grigio
Vineyard location: Hillside vineyards in Kurtatsch (250 – 400 m a.s.l.) and sites in the plain of Margreid and Cortina (210 m a.s.l.)
Soil: Chalk gravel moraine soil in the hills of Kurtatsch, sandy alluvial soil in Margreid and Cortina
Growing system: Pergola and guyot; 3,500 – 7,000 vines / hectare
Age of vines: Up to 35 years
Vinification: Fermented at a constant temperature of 20 °C in stain-less steel tanks; maturation on the fine lees for 4 months until bottling
Barrels: Stainless steel tank and und concrete vat