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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 ...
Discover the Pinot Nero Riserva GLEN


Alto Adige Schiava DOC Alte Reben 2022

About this wine

Schiava SONNTALER unites our oldest vineyards. The vines are between 60 and 90 years old.

Old vines produce inherently lower and therefore higher quality yields. Traditionally, SONNTALER is an assemblage of different Schiava varieties. Ideal terroir and traditional ageing in large wooden barrels result in a wine with complex aromas of raspberries, wild strawberries, cherries and redcurrants. Its elegant, lean body is gripping on the palate. Fine-grained tannins give the smooth fruitiness typical for the variety a long, hearty finish.
SONNTALER: the classic one.

Data sheet


Variety Schiava

Temperature controlled fermentation in stainless steel tanks, malolactic fermentation and ageing in large oak barrels

Alcohol 12,5 % by vol.
Total acidity 4,9 g/l
Residual sugar 1,7 g/l
Yield per hectare 75 hl
Optimum maturity 2-4 years
Method of cultivation sustainable
Bottle sizes 0,75 l


  • area
    300-400 m, east, slope
  • climate
    Great day/night temperature difference
  • soil
    Red sandy, loamy soil with dolomite, porphyry and clay minerals


  • 2022
    • The Wine Journal - Eros Teboni
      93/100 points
    • Vinous
      92/100 points
    • James Suckling
      91/100 points
  • 2020
    • Vinibuoni d'Italia
      Golden Star
    • Vernatsch Cup
      Schiava of the year
    • James Suckling
      90/100 points
  • 2019
    • Gault & Millau
    • Italian Wine Report by Tom Hyland
      92/100 points
    • Blue Lifestyle
      91/100 points
    • Vinibuoni d'Italia
      Golden Star
    • Wine & Spirits
      91/100 points
    • Vernatsch Cup
      Schiava of the year
  • 2018
    • James Suckling
      91/100 points
    • Tim Atkin
      93/100 points
      16,5 points - Good Value
  • 2017
    • Vinibuoni d'Italia
      4 stars - Corona
  • 2016
    • Decanter World Wine Awards
      91/100 points

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