Elena Walch


Elena Walch – the wine style is as elegant as the name. Encouraging quality and innovation, Elena Walch stood at the head of the Alto Adige quality revolution and has gained local and international esteem for her efforts. An architect by trade, Elena Walch married into one of the oldest and most significant wine families of the region and brought new, modern concepts to the traditional establishment. Now, the responsibility for the family business is being put into the hands of the daughters, Julia and Karoline Walch, already the fifth generation.
 
 The philosophy of the estate is dedicated to its terroir – the idea that wines must be the individual expression of their soil, climate and cultivation in the vineyard – and that this must be maintained according to principles of sustainability and passed on to the next generation. The firm belief that the quality of wine is created in the vineyard requires uncompromising work, taking into account the individuality of each Read more »

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  • Gewürztraminer

    Gewürztraminer’s direct and obvious charm has made it a popular varietal in almost every corner of the wine world. Ex...

  • Lagrein

    First mentioned in the 17th century in the records of the Muri Benedictine monastery, this variety may hail from the ...

  • Merlot

    The Occitanian word “merlot” translates to “young blackbird.” An accurate description for this popular, early-budding...

  • Pinot Blanc

    History of the grape: Pinot Blanc was first grown in Burgundy and Champagne, France, and can be traced by some source...

  • Chardonnay

    British wine writer and critic, Jancis Robinson, once noted that throughout the 80’s and 90’s in the United States, C...

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  • Sauvignon Blanc will always keep you guessing. On the one hand it is capable of ... ... Goriska Brda, SloveniaElena Walch, Alto Adige, ItalyMahi, Marlborough, New ZealandPhoto credit: Dominic RivardAlex Tilling is an MW student from the United Kingdom. Visit her at the wine monkeys blog and on Twitte Read More

    From the article The Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde of Wine Grapes: Sauvignon Blanc


  • Elena Walch Lagrein Alto Adige 2012

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    Impressed... 1st taste of an Alto Adige Red. Molto Bene Elena Walch Vineyards. Read More

    Wine review by William Djubin


  • Elena Walch Lagrein Alto Adige 2012

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    First taste of this varietal from Alto Adige and I was amazed... Reaching... but I would like to have this wine available at my venue. (Barolo Ristorante) USA should learn about this Piedmont Red. Read More

    Wine review by William Djubin


  • Elena Walch Beyond the Clouds 2009

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    Strong bold white. I'm not a huge Chardonnay fan, this wine is perfect for a rainy summer day on the back porch. Serve it ICE cold. Read More

    Wine review by nikhilbott


  • Elena Walch Gewürztraminer Alto Adige Südtirol 2008

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    No written review

    Wine review by alanb1108


  • Elena Walch Gewürztraminer Alto Adige Südtirol 2010

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    Clear and transparent, not very consistent, straw-yellow colour.Despite the age, still a pretty acid taste. Very intense fruity aromas. Read More

    Wine review by 1123085redpoz 1123085 redpoz


  • Coming from the rugged Dolomite Mountains along the border of Austria in North ... rustic versions. 92pts2008 Elena Walch Riserva Castel Ringberg 13.5%Super perfumes on the nose are full of oily herbs, a smoky undertone, violets, fresh flowers, fresh fruits, a little blueberry and some fresh oak. This is bright on entry with an early wood swee... Read More

    From the article Lagrein: The Iconic Grape of Alto Adige


  • Elena Walch Lagrein Alto Adige Südtirol 2011

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    A bit salty on the nose with hints of licorice and fennel and light older wood aromas. A hint of smoke and salted plum fruit. Light and elegant on entry with a fine, delicate texture. Fully ripe tannins, transparent blackberry and black plum skin fruit have just a hint of cocoa and licorice adding some complexity. The very light finish shows goo... Read More

    Wine review by Gregory Dal Piaz


  • Elena Walch Lagrein Alto Adige Südtirol Riserva Castel Ringberg 2008

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    Super perfumes on the nose are full of oily herbs, a smoky undertone, violets, fresh flowers, fresh fruits, a little blueberry and some fresh oak. This is bright on entry with an early wood sweetness. Terrific fruit with real energy and lovely freshness. This shows off pure inner mouth perfumes of sour plum and black currant, which drive onto th... Read More

    Wine review by Gregory Dal Piaz


  • Elena Walch Lagrein Alto Adige Südtirol 2009

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    No written review

    Wine review by SANDEEP0151


  • I think that Elena Walch is one of the best white wine producers in Italy. They arew in the northern part of Alto Adige and their single vineyard wines (Kastelaz and Castel Ringberg) are special. Their Beyond The Clouds is a wonderful wine with a complex nose and palate. It is made from 5 wines and your immediately feel the Gewurtz, Pinot Bianco...

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