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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


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


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


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


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


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


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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Alto Adige DOC 2023

About this wine

Sauvignon vines prefer airy sites with limestone soils such as the steep slopes of Cantina Kurtatsch between 450 and 600 m a.s.

l.. The evening fall winds provide cooling climate regulation. On these deep, gravelly dolomite chalk soils, a type of dainty Sauvignon develops that is reminiscent of elderflowers, gooseberries and exotic fruits. In the mouth it is balanced and juicy. The lively acidity gives its body a striking outline. Typical for this Sauvignon Selection is the salty notes on the palate, which draws the finish out in length.

Data sheet


Variety Sauvignon Blanc

450-600 m a.s.l., east, sandy - and gravelly soil, rich in dolomite


Very short maceration, temperature controlled fermentation in stainless steel followed by ageing on the fine lees

Alcohol 13,0 % by vol.
Total acidity 6,2 g/l
Residual sugar 2,1 g/l
Yield per hectare 75 hl
Optimum maturity 1-3 years
Method of cultivation sustainable
Bottle sizes 0,75 l


  • 2023
    • James Suckling
      91/100 points
  • 2022
    • Vinous
      92/100 points
    • Decanter
      89/100 points
    • The Global Sauvignon Blanc Masters
    • James Suckling
      91/100 points
  • 2021
    • Wine Spectator
      88/100 points
    • Wine Enthusiast
      89/100 points
    • James Suckling
      91/100 points
  • 2020
    • Cervim - Mondial des Vins Extremes
      Gold medal
    • James Suckling
      90/100 points
  • 2019
    • Blue Lifestyle
      91/100 points
    • James Suckling
      91/100 points
  • 2018
    • James Suckling
      90/100 points

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