Gewurztraminer DOC CALDARO - KELLEREI KALTERN
|Winery||CALDARO - KELLEREI KALTERN|
|Winery headquarter||CALDARO - KELLEREI KALTERN - Caldaro (BZ) - Kellereistraße, 12|
|Bottle size||Standard bottle|
|Combination||Aperitif, Medium-aged cheeses, Pasta with seafood, White Meat, Steamed fish Hors d'oeuvres, Vegetables in batter, Stuffed squids, Speck|
|Region||Trentino-Alto Adige (Italy)|
From pure vinification of Gewürztraminer grapes. The vineyards are between 5 and 20 years old. The yield per hectare is 60 hectoliters of wine. The training system is that of Trentino pergola and gujot and the vinification involves the late harvest of particularly ripe and perfectly healthy grapes, de-stemming, cold maceration at a controlled temperature of 10°C for 12 hours, then soft pressing, natural decantation, fermentation at a controlled temperature of 18-20°C, finally the maturation on the fine lees in steel tanks for 4 months. The vineyard is located on hilly areas located at an altitude above sea level between 350 meters and 450 meters. The exposure is optimal towards the South East and the characteristics of the soil are typical of the Trentino area: Calcareous clayey soil, warm and well hydrated.
Characteristics of the Gewurztraminer DOC wine
The aspect that is highlighted in the organoleptic examination for this sensational Gewürztraminer from Trentino is an intense straw yellow colour. The broad and aromatic scent with strong notes of rose petals, lychees and pineapple. The taste is full and creamy on the palate, the finish is aromatic and persistent.
Suggested food pairings while tasting this Trentino Alto Adige wine
This white wine from Trentino is perfect with shellfish and paté, it is also excellent as an aperitif and with steamed or crudité seafood dishes. It should be served at a maximum temperature of 12°C in a high and wide glass.