Kreuth Chardonnay 2019 Terlano

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Title: South Tyrol Doc
Grape variety: Chardonnay 100%
Region: South Tyrol
Format:0.75 l
Alcohol content:14%

€15.98

(€21.31 /l)

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Features


Color: straw yellow. The scent of this wine is distinguished by the components of exotic fruit, such as passion fruit, and citrus fruits. These are accompanied by a note of flint with aromatic and mineral traits that completes the bouquet. Taste: it is very harmonious on the palate, above all thanks to the soft and creamy elements, embellished with a fruity note that make the taste very captivating. Everything is underlined by a pleasant contrast between a strong minerality and a savory finish.

Vinification


Gentle pressing of whole bunches and racking for natural sedimentation. Slow fermentation at controlled temperature in large oak barrels. Malolactic fermentation and aging for 8 months on fine lees in traditional wooden barrels.

Pairings


Mixed appetizers and grilled vegetables, cheese dumplings or “garlic, oil and chilli” pasta, grilled fish.

Producer


Founded in 1893, Cantina di Terlano is one of the most avant-garde cooperatives of producers in all of South Tyrol. Its current 143 members cultivate 165 hectares of vineyards, equal to a total annual production of 1.2 million bottles. Today in a modern structure only DOC wines mature, 30% red and 70% white. Characteristic of the Terlano winery is making long-lived wines, a consolidated tradition, and above all the white wines of Terlano, with their fullness that is preserved even after decades of aging, make enthusiasts from all over the world rejoice with amazement. The prerequisites that guarantee this longevity are the high mineral content of the land, old vines that have reached an optimal growth balance, well-tended vineyards with low yield per vine, and the principle of enchanting only healthy and perfectly ripe grapes. The tradition of the Cantina di Terlano is centered on historical vinification in wooden barrels, but another determining factor is the "sur lie" method, in which the wines mature - often for years - on fine lees, before moving on to the bottle where - without haste - they can stop growing. Thanks to this slow aging, the wines acquire more character and complexity, in fact, it is not the primary aromas that emerge, but rather the more complex secondary and tertiary ones. The most tangible proof is the wine archive, which has more than 20,000 bottles. A treasure chest full of rarities, where you can find various vintages from 1955 to today. Some bottles even date back to 1893, the year in which the winery was founded.
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Data sheet

Naming
South Tyrol Doc
Grape variety
Chardonnay 100%
Area
South Tyrol
Gr. Alcoholic
14%
Format
0.750 l

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