Wine Elena Walch, Gewurztraminer "Kastelaz", Alto Adige DOC, 2018
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Wine intense yellow color.
The wine has a rich, complex flavor with hints of concentrated fruit, balanced acidity and soft finish.
Intense bouquet of wine is expressed aromas of roses and spices.
The wine goes well with shellfish, crabs, lobsters, Asian dishes and blue cheeses.
Gewurztraminer "Kastelats" - one of the fine wines from Elena Walch, which differs remarkably powerful aroma and flavor with concentrated notes of exotic fruits, spices and flowers. Wine is created using only the finest berries varieties Gewürztraminer grown on narrow terraces steep southern slopes of the town Kastelats at 300 meters above sea level. Vineyard soil rich in limestone and are perfect for Gewurztraminer grown here from generation to generation. Planting density is 7,000 vines per hectare plant. The grapes are harvested at full maturity degree in the two approaches. Before pressing and fermentation berries are processed in the cold for 6 hours. Wine fermentation is performed under neutral containers at 20 ° C. Before the release of Gewurztraminer "Kastelats" 6 months developing in bottles.
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 dynasties. However, in contrast to the spouse, 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 of Tramin, new vines were planted by 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 are dominated by fruit tones and natural flavors of the grapes, and red, for all its depth and complexity, do not have even a hint of aggressive tannins that sometimes spoil the fun of the 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".