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 four 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.

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