Terlan, in Italy's Alto Adige, is a leading producer of white wines in a region renowned for their whites. With a gentle slope tight up against the imposing dolomite mountains that marries an exceptional southern exposure with rocky, sandy soils. It's ideally situated for the production of the crisp, mineral wines that are the region's specialty.
While most of the wines of the region are mono-varietal, Cantina Terlano has worked with a blend. In this case 60% Pinot Bianco, 30% Chardonnay and 10% Sauvignon Blanc that allows the winery to produce a wine in the house style - cool and crisp, yet one that remains typical of the region and above all, expressive of its place.
The Terlaner Classico has always been a popular wine and the 2010 vintage is no exception. Produced in a relatively rich style, the wine nonetheless is cool and crisp, and packed with orchard fruit flavors while offering up the gentle minerality and lively freshness that has made the white of the Alto Adige favorites around the world.