Schiava

Until the 1970s this native grape variety was central to wine-making in Alto Adige, which is why it was long considered a red wine region. As the grapes prefer the shade, we continue to train the Schiava vines with pergola trellis system. The wines have freshness, light and rounded tannins and a moderate alcohol content and are ideal companions to light fare. 

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2017
VERNATSCH - SCHIAVA
12.0 % Vol

Color

Ruby-red with a purple shimmer

Aroma

Subtly pronounced, fresh, fruity, floral (violet), white pepper

Flavour

Light to medium bodied, well-balanced, juicy, soft, dry

Food

Starters, pasta, pizza, white meats and poultry

Origin

Selected vineyard sites in Caldaro and Cortaccia. 300 to 400 metres a.s.l. (980 - 1300 feet)

Soil

Gravelly and with an important content of limestone

Vinification

Malolactic fermentation in concrete vessels (approximately 6 months).
Maceration in stainless steel tanks

Best to be drunk

Best to be drunk: 1-3 years

Biodynamics

We are committed to the biodynamic agriculture, which respects human beings, animals and the natural cycles and incorporates them into our work.

Mindset

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.

Cellar

We employ modern equipment in combination with nature- friendly wine-making techniques and let innovation interact with nature.