J. Hofstätter

39/0471/860161 39040 Tramin - Termeno
Südtirol, 39040
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Taking stock of the past ten years I can confidently assert that the exceptional character of our local vineyards and grape varieties is reflected in our wines more than ever. South Tyrol’s best-known vines are cultivated in the Hofstätter wine estate. We even enjoy the unique privilege of owning vineyards in the finest sites on both sides of the Adige River in southern South Tyrol. However, it is precisely the work in the vineyards which I find the most challenging: decades of monoculture have exhausted the soils, sapped them of their vigour, the vigour which the grapevine needs to stay healthy and unfold its vitality to the full. And today the vine needs vital force more than ever before to withstand the increasingly extreme weather conditions. The word ‘terroir’ is often bandied about, as if it referred to an established factor, while in reality it is subject to the very same fluctuations that the far-sighted winegrower is confronted with in his daily work. He needs to recognise the elementary Read more »

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  • Pinot Nero

    Pinot Noir synonym, especially in Italy. See Pinot Noir.

  • 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 ...

  • Pinot Noir

    “With so voluptuous a perfume, so sweet an edge, they make the blood run hot,” Joel Fleischman, wine columnist at Van...

  • Pinot Blanc

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

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  • J. Hofstatter Pinot Grigio 2011

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    Wine review by mark


  • Hofstatter "Mezcan" Pinot Nero Alto Adige Italy Pinot Noir 2010

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    Smelling a bit beefy and peppery this is a bit of an odd take at first with subtle citrus and pineapple aromas growing in the glass before being joined by tart red cranberry fruit and lemon verbena notes. Theres also a dustiness on the nose and blind I might very well think this to be a white wine. Tart red fruit laced with citrus notes greets t... Read More

    Wine review by Gregory Dal Piaz


  • Hofstatter "Mezcan" Pinot Nero Alto Adige Italy Pinot Noir 2010

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    Wine review by mark


  • Hofstatter Pinot Noir Mezcan 2007

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    Wine review by Barberolo


  • Pinot Nero A. Adige DOC Hofstatter Barthenau S. Urbano 2009

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    Floral with stemmy base notes then smoky with a hint of honey, some earthiness and a nice gentle sandlewood accent over lightly burnished red cherry fruit. On entry this is supple, elegant and brightly fruited with a bit of stemmy wood sticking out a bit. The finish is long and elegant with bright acids adding cut to the burnished raspberry frui... Read More

    Wine review by Gregory Dal Piaz


  • J. Hofstätter Pinot Nero Alto Adige Südtirol Meczan 2010

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    Intense ruby-red color, medium-high consistency, fruity aromas which struck your nose with a good complexity and endurance.Nice tasting: very harmonious, balanced, with a good body and persistence. Read More

    Wine review by redpoz


  • J. Hofstatter Pinot Bianco Alto Adige DOC 2010

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    Not very experienced in tasting pinot blanc, but I wasn't enthusiastic when tasting this Joseph Hofstätter. A clear pale-straw yellow, interessting but not very intense aromas (floreal) and a light taste.Enjoyed it with rabbit meat. Read More

    Wine review by redpoz


  • 201 Premiere J. Hofstätter Lagrein Joseph 2011

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    This is nicely fruit-driven on the nose and opens well to show a slightly plummy, lightly smoky, plump black fruit nose. Bright in the mouth with some early red and blue berry fruit that is bright and juicy with lightly chewy tannins. A medium-bodied style that shows black cherry skin with a hint of chocolate on the mid-palate. The finish comes ... Read More

    Wine review by Gregory Dal Piaz


  • J Hofstatter Steinraffler Riserva Lagrein Alto Adige DOC 2009

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    Leather and a bit animal on the nose with sweet red pastille fruit and floral aromas that are fairly intense. This is gamy with perhaps a hint of brett on the nose. Sweetly-fruited and polished in the mouth with a weightlessness to the intensity of the palate. Filled with dark fruit and featuring fudge accents, light spiciness and very well inte... Read More

    Wine review by Gregory Dal Piaz


  • J. Hofstätter Pinot Bianco Alto Adige Südtirol 2011

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    The nose showed under ripe peach, hints of citrus and spring floral notes. On the palate, it was fresh and vibrant with a hint of sweetness and flavors of green apple, sweet spice and inner floral notes. The refreshing finish had a spritz of citrus and remained enjoyable throughout. Read More

    Wine review by Eric Guido


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