Gewürztraminer Trentino DOC Santa Margherita
This mainstay of the wine and food tradition of the Trentino is the masterpiece of the Santa Margherita product from Trentino and it is honored by the DOC certification. The traditional white vinification starts with the soft pressing of the grapes, followed by a short cold maceration and fermentation in stainless steel tanks for 8-10 days at 16-18°C. This process gives a fresh and fragrant wine which has to age on yeasts for some weeks and then is prepared to be bottled. This wine is produced by 100% Gewürztraminer grapes coming from Trentino. The proof is 13,5%. The vines are cultivated at 300-500 meters above the sea level and the soil has morainic and fluvial origins medium-bodied. The cultivation method is the Trento trellised method with spurred cordon with a density of 3000-6000 trees for hectare. This wine can be aged for 2-3 years.
Characteristics of the Gewürztraminer Trentino DOC wine
It has a bright and clear straw yellow color without any reflections. The perfume is intense with a floral and both ripen and fresh fruit bouquet. The taste is fresh and aromatic, very persistent with a lively structure and a vibrating sapid taste.
Suggested pairings with this white wine
The ideal matches are with appetizers and it is perfect with vegetables starters or with first courses based on fish. It is perfect also with cold pasta such as rice salad. It has to be served in tulip wine glasses at 8°-10°C.