color: straw yellow with green highlights.
smell: characteristic intense, with scent of elderflower and nettle.
palate: soft, harmonious and elegant, with long persistence
serving temperature: 12°- 14° C
alcohol: 13,5% vol.
From the vineyard to the table
In the center of the winegrowing region of Terlano was founded, in the 'year 1893, one of the first wineries of' Alto Adige. Then 24 winegrowers will put the goal of producing and jointly promote the sales of wine. Today the winery Terlan, with about 100 members, had an area of 150 hectares and a total annual production of 11,000 hectoliters, equivalent to 1.2 million bottles, is one of the smaller companies of its sector operating in the region.
Just the small size contribute greatly to achieving product quality.
Under the wise supervision of 'winemaker Rudi Kofler, in a modern winery accrue 50% of red wines and 50% of white wines that boast all of the DOC (aoc).
The production and marketing is based on three lines clearly differentiated quality. In the cellar of the Terlano particular vintages are always stored in the precious wine cellar, where their development is kept under constant observation. The winery still keeps 12,000 bottles of the vintages from 1955 to the present day, some even older.
The oldest bottles date back to the year of foundation.
Are you curious?
The Sauvignon (also called Sauvignon blanc) is a white grape variety, from the French region of Bordeaux. The name derives from the French word sauvage ("wild"), adjective, due to its origins as a native plant of south-west France. This is one of the most popular white grapes in the wine world, with which it is possible to produce fresh white wines with pronounced varietal stamp. The Sauvignon blanc grapes, due to its adaptability, is extensively cultivated in France, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, California and South America, with a small share in Italy. It is also used in the production of one of the world's most famous sweet wines, Sauternes. Depending on climate, the grapes Sauvignon wines can give hints of herbs or fresh fruit. In any case the wines are intended for a fast consumption, since the aging more than one year does not give ameliorative effects on the organoleptic characteristics in most cases. The best combinations they see it accompanied with fish and cheese.
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