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Vernatsch

Vine variety: 100% Vernatsch

Description: The native tendril Vernatsch is characterized by fruity notes with a hint of almond and violet. Ideal us an antipasto and with speck, white meats and sweet cheeses. 

Position: Vineyards around the lake Caldaro until the village Tramin. Here again old vines set the tone. One of our oldest vineyard sites with deeply rooted vines. 

Land: Loamy to sandy land 

Harvest: End of September

Yield: Approx. 95 hl/ha

Development: Mechanical removal from the stems, traditional mash fermentation in stainless steel tanks at controlled temperature. Juice extraction is carried out when fermentation is completed in order to assist the biological acid degradation. When the BAD is completed this Vernatsch is ready to be prepared for filling. 

Shelf life: At least 3 years 

Serving temperature: 14-16 °C.

Food recommendation: It is a wine for in between. Its strength is its adaptability to food, to tapas and typical South Tyrolean dishes such as bacon, dumplings, Schlutzkrapfen, Surfleisch and homemade meats with Sauerkraut, buckwheat "Riebel", but also white meat and mild cheese and even to fish. It is a flexible and a particularly adaptable, light red wine.