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“It was clear at first sight that this vineyard would be ideal for the Gewürztraminer grape. I realized at once that it could produce a wine with zesty and seductive aromas to tempt even the most sophisticated palate.”
The Gewürztraminer grape variety is native to South Tyrol. It can be traced back to the Middle Ages and is very popular today. The name is a combination of its origins (Tramin/Termeno) and its main characteristic (“Gewürz” is German for “spice”). The wine is highly aromatic and intensive on the palate and has characteristics that are reminiscent of spices and rose blossoms.
Information on the Grand Cru
|No. of vines||3900|
Gewürztraminer DOC South Tyrol
Straw yellow wine with aromas of spices and rose blossoms; full-flavored on the palate; an ideal aperitif wine. Also available in magnum size.
Gewürztraminer Grand Cru
|DOC denomination||Südtirol – Alto Adige DOC|
|Grape varieties||100% Gewürztraminer|
|Winemaking||The fully mature grapes are brought in in the early morning. They are carefully de-stemmed and crushed. The must is then transferred to fermentation tanks and stored at a controlled temperature.|
|Maturing||At least six months on the lees in stainless steel tanks.|
|Wine maker||Marco Chisté|
|Alcohol content||13,5% vol|
|Formats||75cl - 150cl|
|Smell||Delicate and refined on the nose, with the seductive notes of spices and rose blossom that are typical of this grape variety.|
|Taste||A wine with a full and intensive taste, with spicy notes on the palate and subtle aromas indicative of a wine that is both elegant and delicate with excellent structure.|
|Storage||Bottles should be stored horizontally in a cool, dark place with minimal temperature fluctuations and high humidity.|
|Recommended glass||Large glasses for barrique wines.|
|Wine pairing guide||Outstanding companion to antipasti and dishes based on fish and shellfish, and excellent as an aperitif with spicy cheeses and exquisite finger food creations.|
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