KALTERN GEWÜRZTRAMINER 'CAMPANER'
Characteristic. White wine, dry
Denomination: Alto Adige DOC
Grape: 100% Gewürztraminer
Terroir: Sloping vineyard with a southerly exposure at 450 – 500 meters above sea level. Loamy, chalky gravel with eroded porphyry.
Earnings: 40 hl/ha
Vinification: Destemming of late-harvested, but still perfectly sound grapes; 12 hour cold maceration, after which the grapes were pressed, underwent natural clarification; slow fermentation at a controlled temperature of 18° C; five-month aging on the fine lees, filtration and bottling in March.
Description: A gentle pressing, natural cellaring and controlled fermentation are the basis of this brilliant topaz-colored wine. Aromas of roses and linden blossom, cinnamon and mint invite the drinker to try more of this charming wine. Smooth and harmonious on the palate, the wine seduces with an aromatic, spicy finish.
Food Pairing: This wine is captivating as an aperitif, or to accompany shrimp or ocean fish, Asian cuisine, turkey paté, or risotto.
Serving temperature: 11-13° C