2013 PINOT GRIGIO
Grape variety: Pinot Gris.
Description: brilliant straw yellow with a green shimmer. Quite pronounced and expressive aroma with flowery and somewhat spicy notes. Rich flavoured in the mouth, with a slight smokiness at the back and a good, fresh finish. When properly cellared, this will drink well for 2 to 4 years.
Suggested food: starters (both fish or meat), pâtés and terrines, fish and shellfish, poultry, white meat and mushrooms.
Origin: selected vineyard sites in the southern part of the Alto Adige appellation (Magrè and Salorno), at 230 to 420 metres a.s.l. (750 - 1,380 feet). Soils are rocky, sandy and partly with limestone content. Warm mesoclimate with big variations between day and night temperatures.
Age of the vines: 3 - 60 years.
Harvested: mid - end of September 2013.
Vinification: soft crushing and pressing of the grapes, fermentation in stainless steel tanks, maturation for approximately 4 months on the lees.
Alcohol: 13.0 % by vol.
Acidity: 5.3 g / litre.
Bottled: February 2014.
Release: March 2014.
Bottle sizes: 0,75 l, 0,375 l.