Pinot Bianco "Barthenau Vigna S. Michele" DOC Hofstatter
A sublime and refined white wine. Mono varietal of Pinot Blanc grapes. The original vineyard grows around the Barthenau estate at an altitude of 450 meters above sea level. The ideal location of this hilly vineyard, with optimal solar radiation and good aeration, ripens the bunches to perfection. Hot days and cool nights are guaranteed for the high acidity and therefore for the aging of the wine. The soil is characterized by clay conglomerate, lime, porphyry and fine gravel. The vinification, after a cold maceration of the grapes for a few hours to enhance the fruity notes of the wine, is affected by a soft pressing and relative sedimentation, the must ferments in large oak barrels. The aging, after fermentation, Barthenau Vigna S. Michele ages in an oak cask of 3,000 liters on the lees for 15 months. The fine yeasts are gently moved weekly. After bottling, the wine ages for a further 6 months in bottle.
Characteristics of the wine Pinot Bianco "Barthenau Vigna S. Michele"
During the tasting, this wine has a straw yellow color. Its aroma is intense and varied, to the nose, offers hints that recall flowers and yellow pulp fruit, to which are added thin spicy veins. The taste in the mouth is wrapping and broad, fine and full-bodied, this white wine of Trentino is very well balanced in crispness and clean in the finish.
Serving suggestions tasting this white wine
In terms of pairings the white wine Vigna S. Michele is excellent with shellfish, fish or white meat, is to be tried with the monkfish in almond sauce. The ideal serving temperature is 10-12ºC and should be served in a high and wide glass.