Wine Elena Walch, "Castel Ringberg" Pinot Grigio, Alto Adige DOC, 2016
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The wine is crystal clear straw yellow.
Taste wine sophisticated, elegant and very harmonious, has an amazing freshness and creamy texture. The finish is long, fresh, rich in mineral nuances.
In the aromatic bouquet of wine present tone of juicy ripe fruit, especially pears, which was emphasized by hints of spice.
The wine is ideal as an aperitif, will go well with fish dishes and vegetables.
Pinot Grigio "Castel Ringberg" from Elena Walch - one of the best Pinot Grigio Alto Adige, marked by numerous awards in international competitions. It is created from selected grapes grown in the vineyard "Castel Ringberg" in the town Kalterersee. The vineyard is located in a hilly area at an altitude of 350 meters above sea level. The exposition area - south. Due to the fact that the soil of the vineyard consists of moraine, clay and lime, Pinot Grigio gets here a rich range of fruit and spicy nuances in flavor and aroma, which are preserved as much as possible in the production. Upon arrival at the winery, berries gently pressed. Most of the wort is fermented and aging in stainless steel tanks at 18 ° C, and only 15% is fermented in French oak barrels Allier, where then maintained until spring. Thanks to this technology the wine has rich, rich, concentrated and, at the same time, soft, velvety taste. At the peak of ripeness wine will be between 2012-2017 years.
Vintage 2012 got 91 points from wine critic Daniel Chirili of "Doctor Wine Magazine".
Elena Walch The company was founded in 1985 and is one of the youngest in the region of Alto Adige. Elena Walch, being an architect, first became involved in winemaking after meeting with her husband Werner Walch, who is a representative of one of the oldest wine producing dynasties. However, unlike her husband, she has a more modern approach to winemaking and sees his task in the creation of high-quality, modern wines - strong, deep and complex. The first thing that made Elena after the acquisition of two magnificent estates of Castel Ringberg and Kastelats - it revolutionized the vineyards. Here, on the steep southern slopes Tramín were planted new vines local and international grape varieties that give very low, but high yields. Tied with vines Guyot system, so the vines can be planted more densely, and wineries are equipped with the most modern equipment.
Elena Walch wines differ bright personality: white wines are created in the style of "Old World", they dominate fruit tones and natural flavors of grapes and red, despite its depth and complexity, are not even a hint of aggressive tannins that are so spoil the fun from classic Italian wines. Just 25 years old Elena Walch wines in a world market and immediately gained recognition not only among the general public, but also in the professional community, indicating that the real skill of their creator, awarded the title of Donna del Vino.