Cantina Tramin Pinot Grigio 2011

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Alto Adige is the northern part of the Trentino-Alto Adige region of Italy that borders the Austrian Tyrol. It was ceded to Italy only after the Fi... Read more

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Source: Great Wines Direct
11/09/2010

Alto Adige is the northern part of the Trentino-Alto Adige region of Italy that borders the Austrian Tyrol. It was ceded to Italy only after the First World War. This region owes its Italian name of "Alto-Adige" to the river Adige that flows through on its way to the Adriatic. The sleepy village of Termeno/Tramin is thought to be the birthplace of the Traminer white grape variety, also known as Gewurztraminer. In 2004 Will Strz, the winemaker at Tramin, was nominated "Italian winemaker of the Year" by the prestigious Gambero Rosso and makes some of the best white wines in Italy. Tramin proudly holds the "Stella", the star awarded to a winery for achieving the prestigious "3 Bicchieri" 10 times. Vintage: 2009 Grapes: 100% Pinot Grigio Harvest: By hand Yield: 80HL per hectare Soil: Clay and calcareous Height: 200m-400M above sea level Winemaking: The grapes were softly pressed immediately upon arrival at the winery. Fermentation took place in temperature controlled stainless steel tank at 19C . No malolactic fermentation took place. The wine was left to rest in stainless steel vats until bottled. Serve: Chilled as an aperitif with fish, shellfish and mushroom dishes Taste: Rich, full, dry and long with a good mineral character and a hint of honey and nuts in the background.


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Alto Adige is the northern part of the Trentino-Alto Adige region of Italy that borders the Austrian Tyrol. It was ceded to Italy only after the First World War. This region owes its Italian name of "Alto-Adige" to the river Adige that flows through on its way to the Adriatic. The sleepy village of Termeno/Tramin is thought to be the birthplace of the Traminer white grape variety, also known as Gewurztraminer. In 2004 Will Strz, the winemaker at Tramin, was nominated "Italian winemaker of the Year" by the prestigious Gambero Rosso and makes some of the best white wines in Italy. Tramin proudly holds the "Stella", the star awarded to a winery for achieving the prestigious "3 Bicchieri" 10 times. Vintage: 2009 Grapes: 100% Pinot Grigio Harvest: By hand Yield: 80HL per hectare Soil: Clay and calcareous Height: 200m-400M above sea level Winemaking: The grapes were softly pressed immediately upon arrival at the winery. Fermentation took place in temperature controlled stainless steel tank at 19C . No malolactic fermentation took place. The wine was left to rest in stainless steel vats until bottled. Serve: Chilled as an aperitif with fish, shellfish and mushroom dishes Taste: Rich, full, dry and long with a good mineral character and a hint of honey and nuts in the background.

Alto Adige is the northern part of the Trentino-Alto Adige region of Italy that borders the Austrian Tyrol. It was ceded to Italy only after the First World War. This region owes its Italian name of "Alto-Adige" to the river Adige that flows through on its way to the Adriatic. The sleepy village of Termeno/Tramin is thought to be the birthplace of the Traminer white grape variety, also known as Gewurztraminer. In 2004 Will Strz, the winemaker at Tramin, was nominated "Italian winemaker of the Year" by the prestigious Gambero Rosso and makes some of the best white wines in Italy. Tramin proudly holds the "Stella", the star awarded to a winery for achieving the prestigious "3 Bicchieri" 10 times. Vintage: 2009 Grapes: 100% Pinot Grigio Harvest: By hand Yield: 80HL per hectare Soil: Clay and calcareous Height: 200m-400M above sea level Winemaking: The grapes were softly pressed immediately upon arrival at the winery. Fermentation took place in temperature controlled stainless steel tank at 19C . No malolactic fermentation took place. The wine was left to rest in stainless steel vats until bottled. Serve: Chilled as an aperitif with fish, shellfish and mushroom dishes Taste: Rich, full, dry and long with a good mineral character and a hint of honey and nuts in the background.

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