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The physical sensuality of a pleasure garden pervaded by hints of the wild. Lose your senses in a labyrinth of fragrances and find them again, thanks to the minerality thread leading you to your tasty journey with this Sauvignon wine.
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Giallo paglierino intenso con riflessi verde chiaro.
Frutto complesso con sentori di ribes nero, mela golden, e pesca bianca.
Sapido e suadente al palato, di grande ed elegante mineralità, finale lungo e salato.
Si accompagna perfettamente ad asparagi, zuppa di cipolle e zuppe di pesce; è ottimo anche come vino da aperitivo.
|FORMAT||0,75 L Standard|
|CLASSIFICATION||DOC Alto Adige o dell?Alto Adige (Südtirol o Südtiroler)|
|GROUND||Terreno argilloso calcareo con strati di porfido e granito.|
|REFINEMENT||In legno per 10 mesi, sulle fecce fini con bâtonnage continuo.|
|WINEMAKING||Pigiatura estremamente lenta delle uve intere, fermentazione spontanea del mosto non filtrato in botti di rovere da 500 l e in botti grandi di legno.|
|RETURN HALF||45 hl|
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Name: Kaltern Caldaro
Start-up year: 1900
Cultivated hectares: 450
Winemaker name: Andreas Moser
Address: Via Cantine 12, - Caldaro (BZ)
Web Site: www.kellereikaltern.com
Today the winery has approxi mately 440 members who together farm vineyards covering over 300 hectares.Kellerei Kaltern - Caldaro is thus one of the most important quality producers in Italy. The vineyards are almost entirely worked by hand, while the members set themselves strict guide lines for quality assurance, supervised by the cellar master. He is available throughout the year to assist and advise the wine growers in their work. The wine village of Kaltern lies 15 kilometres south of Bozen, above Lake Kaltern, the warmest lake in the Alps. The variety of soils and differing microclimates in this region are refl ected in the more than 60 vineyards with historical names such as Vial, Spigel or Salt. Gentle hills rising to a height of approximately 600 metres surround the lake like a horseshoe, so that most slopes face south or southeast and are thus best exposed to the sun. The rapes, aided by the pleasantly warm climate around the lake, ripen completely and thus develop their aroma to its full extent. In the evening, breezes from the summits of the 2,000 metre high Mendel range fl ow down over the slopes to cool the vines after the long, hot summer days and help develop fruit aromas and acidity in the grapes. Wine-growing around Lake Kaltern is structured on an extremely small scale. Most of the more than 1,000 wine growers in this area possess less than one hectare. For these small wine growers it is practically impossible to make wine from their own grapes and then to market it. The creation of producer co-operatives was an economic necessity, simulta neously offering farmers access to the knowledge of experienced cellar masters and the use of the technical infrastructures necessary for the production of high-quality wines. Even back in 1906, the year of its creation, the need to produce wines of excellent quality was central to the philosophy of the winery now known as Kellerei Kaltern - Caldaro.