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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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Graun

Alto Adige Müller Thurgau DOC 2019

About this wine

The Müller Thurgau grape, a cross between Riesling and Madeleine Royal, develops its unique character at the higher-elevation hamlet of Graun at over 800 m a.s.

l.. Graun has one of the highest levels of sun intensity in Alto Adige and exhibits massive day/night temperature swings. These conditions result in an original Müller Thurgau with distinctive floral, herbal and fruit aromas of white peach and yellow plums). The bracing, peppermint-fresh acidity is preserved through ageing in stainless steel. Slender minerality gives the wine additional contours.
GRAUN: the surprising one.

Data sheet

Characteristics

Vinification

Temperature controlled fermentation in stainless steel tanks - followed by ageing on the fine lees in large oak barrels for 9 months

Alcohol 13,0 % by vol.
Total acidity 5,4 g/l
Residual sugar 1,5 g/l
Yield per hectare 55 hl
Optimum maturity 2-5 years
Method of cultivation sustainable
Bottle sizes 0,75 l

Terroir

  • area
    Kurtatsch - Graun, 800-900 m a.s.l., south - east, slope
  • climate
    Very great day/night temp. difference, strong sunlight
  • soil
    Sandy, loamy soil rich in dolomite and quartz

Awards

  • 2017
    • Concorso Vini Müller Thurgau Valle di Cembra
      Gold medal
    • Vinous
      91/100 points
    • Vinum
      17,5 points – Best Müller Thurgau of Germany, Austria, Switzerland and Alto Adige
  • 2016
    • Concorso Vini Müller Thurgau Valle di Cembra
      Gold medal
    • Vinous
      91/100 points
  • 2014
    • Decanter World Wine Awards
      90/100 points

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Graun
Alto Adige Müller Thurgau DOC
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Processing time approx. 2-3 working days
Delivery time approx. 2-7 working days
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