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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 ...
Discover the Pinot Nero Riserva GLEN
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Brenntal

Alto Adige Gewürztraminer Riserva DOC 2017

About this wine

The demanding Gewürztraminer grape prefers warm, airy locations with deep, loamy soils. These prerequisites are found in Brenntal to the northwest of Kurtatsch.

From the red loamy soils, the Gewürztraminer obtains its multifaceted aromatics: lychee, roses, mango, caramelized orange peel and lavender. On the palate, the wine is creamy-textured with elegant acidity which balances with its muscular body. The wine reaches its full complexity after extended ageing in the cellar and the bottle. Because of this, it is released two years after harvest as a reserve wine. Its ageing capability of up to 20 years is enormous.
Gewürztraminer BRENNTAL: the long-lasting one.

Data sheet

Characteristics

Variety Gewürztraminer
Vinification

Cold maceration for 3.5 hours, temperature controlled fermentation in stainless steel tanks; ageing on the fine lees for 12 months in stainless steel and for 6 months in large oak barrels, min. 6 months bottle ageing

Alcohol 14,5 % by vol.
Total acidity 5,2 g/l
Residual sugar 7,5 g/l
Yield per hectare 40 hl
Optimum maturity 3-12 years
Method of cultivation sustainable
Bottle sizes 0,75 l

Terroir

  • area
    Kurtatsch - Brenntal, 220-300 m a.sl., south - east, steep slope
  • climate
    Warm microlimate, great temperature difference
  • soil
    Red sandy, loamy soil with clay minerals and oxides

Awards

  • 2017
    • Jancisrobinson.com
      17,0 points
    • Falstaff
      93/100 points
    • Robert Parker's Wine Advocate
      93/100 points
  • 2016
    • Vinous
      93/100 points
    • Falstaff
      94/100 points
    • Robert Parker's Wine Advocate
      92/100 points
    • Gambero Rosso
      3 glasses
  • 2015
    • Falstaff
      93/100 points
    • Gambero Rosso
      3 glasses
  • 2018
    • I Vini di Veronelli
      94/100 points - Tre Stelle Oro

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Brenntal
Alto Adige Gewürztraminer Riserva DOC
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€ 23.10 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 Alto Adige Gewürztraminer Riserva DOC "Brenntal" is included in the following wine packages:

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