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Penon

450 - 700 M
The spectacularly located district of Penon, with altitudes ranging between 450 and 700 meters, is characterized by cooling nighttime katabatic winds. The slopes face the east. This causes substantial ...
Discover the Pinot Grigio PENÓNER
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Penon-Hofstatt

500 - 650 M
The hamlet of Hofstatt lies above the village of Kurtatsch. Cooling fall winds in the evening provide for great temperature swings between day and night and create an ideal, breezy microclimate. The ...
Discover the Pinot Bianco HOFSTATT
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Graun

800 - 900 M
This picturesque high plateau crowning the dolomite cliffs above Kurtatsch is among the highest winegrowing locations in Alto Adige. Its elevation and the southeast facing vineyards result in some of ...
Discover the Müller Thurgau GRAUN
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Brenntal

220 - 300 M
The Brenntal location north of the village of Kurtatsch belongs among the warmest locations (up to 40°C/104°F) in Alto Adige. The vines on these steep slopes with its intensive sunshine grow ...
Discover the Merlot Riserva BRENNTAL
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Penon-Kofl

450 - 600 M
Kofl, in the Alpine area of German-speakers, means "mountain knoll". The proximity of these steep slopes to the westerly mountain range guarantees an early sunset. The evening fall winds provide for ...
Discover the Sauvignon KOFL
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Mazon

350 - 450 M
The Mazon location is one of the best-known Pinot noir locations in Italy and occupies a plateau across the valley from Kurtatsch. Here, our demanding Pinot noir vines grow on sandy, loamy ...
Discover the Pinot Nero Riserva MAZON
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Glen

450 - 650 M
Not far from the Mazon vineyards is our second Pinot noir location, somewhat higher in altitude. While the soil characteristics of the two locations are similar, the location of Glen has somewhat ...
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Aruna

Mitterberg White IGT 2017

About this wine

The dessert wine blend ARUNA is a unique and unmistakable meditation wine. Gewürztraminer is seen as one of the most difficult varieties in the vineyard – Moscato giallo develops its delicate aroma only at extraordinary good locations.

These two demanding wines have been united at the highest of levels in our "Passito" ARUNA. Its overwhelming interplay of aromas spotlights mountain apricots, Bartlett pears, lavender honey and ripe exotic fruits. Gewürztraminer brings in extract sweetness and structure. Moscato giallo lends the wine dynamic freshness. Its juicy fruity finish is accompanied by a stimulating, vibrating interplay of acidity and sugar and ensures gloriously balanced, drinkable pleasure. ARUNA: the seductive one.

Data sheet

Characteristics

Variety 70% Gewürztraminer, 30% Moscato Giallo
Vinification

Moscato giallo harvest at ideal ripeness, air dried in crates. Gewürztraminer harvest in December, followed by 20 hours of cold maceration of both varieties, gentle pressing. Fermentation and ageing for 12 months in old barriques

Alcohol 12,0 % by vol.
Total acidity 7,0 g/l
Residual sugar 170 g/l
Yield per hectare 20 hl
Optimum maturity 2-10 years
Method of cultivation sustainable
Bottle sizes 0,375 l

Terroir

  • area
    450-550 m a.sl., east, steep slope
  • climate
    Great day/night temperature difference
  • soil
    Loamy, sandy and gravelly soil rich in dolomite

Awards

  • 2017
    • Falstaff
      92/100 points
  • 2016
    • Jancisrobinson.com
      17,5 points
    • Bibenda
      5 grappoli
    • Luca Maroni
      98/100 points
    • Robert Parker's Wine Advocate
      92/100 points
  • 2015
    • Decanter World Wine Awards
      92/100 points
    • Falstaff
      92/100 points
    • Luca Maroni
      96/100 points
    • Jancisrobinson.com
      17,0 points

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Aruna
Mitterberg White IGT
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€ 31.60 incl. 22% VAT plus Shipping Costs
Processing time approx. 2-3 working days
Delivery time approx. 2-7 working days
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Wine packages

The wine Mitterberg White IGT "Aruna" is included in the following wine packages:

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