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KETTMEIR - Pinot Grigio - Alto Adige, Italy

KETTMEIR - Pinot Grigio - Alto Adige, Italy

Dry, well-structured. Palate sustained by pleasing acidity through to a long-lingering finish.

Vintage in image may vary. Refer to wine facts for current vintage.

RETAIL $45.00 CLUB MEMBER $39.00

VINEYARD

Here in Alto Adige, winemaking comes naturally – but it is likewise a demanding and complex pastime. Founded in 1919, and positioned on the hills that overlook Lake Caldaro, the winery has remained true to the region’s ancient winemaking traditions. At the same time, the winery is a pioneer in its methods, meeting the needs of modern consumers with highly advanced vinifi cation and bottling facilities and production techniques.

Wine facts

Winemakers:

Josef Romen

Producer:

Kettmeir

Variant:

750 mL

Average Age of Vines:

10-30 yeras

Average Vineyard Altitude:

300 to 500 m (985 - 1,640 ft.) above sea level

Density:

Overhead trellis 3,500 (1,415 per acre); vertical trellis 6,000 vines per hectare (2,425 per acre)

Sustainably Farmed:

No

Harvest Method:

Handmade

Sorting:

Handmade

Fermentation and Maceration:

Traditional white-wine vinification with soft-crushing of the grapes followed by fermentation in steel at controlled temperatures of 17-18 ?C. Maturation is in steel with lees contact until the end of January, when the wine is prepared for bottling.

Alcohol:

13.00%

Vintage:

2016

Country:

ITALY

SKU:

IT121

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