Sanct Valentin Gewürztraminer from top Italian producer cooperative St. Michael-Eppan. This wine is a favorite of the Italians and the beguiling Gewürztraminer ranks among the most exciting growths in the wine world. It is set apart for its longevity, which promises a wonderful drinking experience even after many years.
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|Producer||Cantina St. Michael-Eppan|
|Region||Trentino Alto Adige|
|Classification||Südtirol - Alto Adige D.O.C.|
|Wine style||Dry white wine|
|Bouquet||Broad potpourri of aromas ranging from the fragrance of roses to exotic fruit to Asian spices|
|Taste||Vigorous, complex, subtle residual sugar|
|Pairs with||Goes extremely well with spicy dishes such as foie gras and strong cheeses. It also pairs nicely with piquant spices and culinary herbs in addition to seafood risotto and the South Tyrolean specialty Kloaznravioli mit Graukäse.|
|Harvesting method||Vendemmia da metà settembre ad inizio ottobre; raccolta e selezione manuali delle uve.|
|Extraction method||Vinificazione: macerazione delle uve con successiva pressatura soffice. Fermentazione e affinamento in tini d’acciaio.|
The vines for the Sanct Valentin Gewurztraminer white wine have an age of 5 to 35 years and grow in the cooperatives limestone gravel vineyards in Kurtatsch, Kaltern and Eppan at altitudes between 300 and 500m.
The grapes were manually harvested, sorted, and destemmed followed by the alcoholic and malolactic fermentation in stainless steel tanks. Also the ageing took place in stainless steel tanks.
Colour: Golden yellow
Bouquet: Broad potpourri of aromas ranging from the fragrance of roses to exotic fruit to Asian spices
Taste: Vigorous, complex, subtle residual sugar
Longevity 8-10 years