The Chardonnay grape variety was introduced to Alto Adige by Archduke John around 1835 and later promoted by the founder of Italy's first school of oenology. Originally known as Yellow Pinot Bianco, the variety became popular in Alto Adige in the 1980s. The grapes come from sites around Magrè, Cortaccia, Salorno and Pochi that have the chalky gravel soils that are ideal for growing Chardonnay.

image for article

12.5 % Vol


Brillant, clear, straw-yellow with a green hint


Delicate aroma, pronounced bouquet, fresh, fruity (peach, melone, citrus), floral, mineral


Medium bodied, well-balanced, fruity, jucy, dry


As an aperitif, with starters, all types of seafood (fish and shellfish), chicken, pasta


Selected vineyards in Magrè, Cortaccia, Pochi and Salorno. 230 to 500 metres a.s.l. (750 - 1,640 feet)


Sandy and stony soil with an important content of limestone


On the lees in stainless steel tanks (approximately 4 months).
Fermentation: Termperature control in stainless steel tanks

Best to be drunk

1-2 years


Discover more about our holistic approach that takes account of the connections between nature, humankind and culture, technology, tradition and modernity.

Event location

For wedding receptions and birthday or anniversary celebrations, the historical walls of Casòn Hirschprunn provide a unique backdrop for your event.


With a commitment to thinking and acting holistically, we respect the forces and secrets of nature, care for our alliances and take a far-sighted view of the future.

Follow Alois Lageder on Instagram