Gewurztraminer 2014 Argentum Bonum "VIGNA KASTELAZ" DOC Elena Walch
This wine is produced with 100% Gewürztraminer grapes. The vineyard rises in the area of the crü “Vigna Kastelaz”, above the village of Termeno, located 350 meters above the sea level. 7500 plants per hectare trained with guyot method on steeps that reach 63%. Stumps with weak rootstock. The soils are composed by limestone and clay, that are historical element for the growth of Gewürztraminer. 6 hours maceration are followed by soft pressing and static decanting, through the reduction of the temperature. The fermentation is managed in steel at a controlled temperature of 18°C. After that, a long aging on lees.
Features of the white wine “Gewürztraminer Vigna Kastelaz DOC”
Intense straw yellow colour. Its perfume expresses all the features of the variety, with its typical sensations of mature yellow fruits that open to wisteria, rose and sweet spices. The taste is dry, savoury and it is characterized by a rare reactivity. It is rich, fresh and balanced, with a beautiful final that tends to be a little bit bitter
Recommended food pairings while tasting this Gewürztraminer
Tasty and satisfying. “Kastelaz” by Elena Walch is perfect with thai kitchen, especially with curry dishes. It has to be served at 8°C in a high, tapered wine glass.