Wine Sauvignon "Castel Ringberg", Alto Adige DOC, 2011
Wine bright yellow.
The wine has a crisp, fresh, full, clear, fruity taste with a good structure and a long finish.
Elegant aroma of the wine reveals subtle hints of the young fruit, hints of gooseberry and delicate herbal nuances.
The wine goes well with pasta with tomato sauce, sea fish and shellfish.
Sauvignon "Castel Ringberg" - very elegant fruity wine from Elena Walch, which is composed only of very ripe grapes harvested in the two approaches in a season. Sauvignon Blanc is grown on the slopes of Castel Rinberg at an altitude of 400 meters above sea level. Vineyard soil loose, sandy loam, with alluvial deposits and into the Adige river in times interglacial gravel and clay. The proximity of Lake Garda creates an ideal microclimate that allows the grapes to ripen evenly. Before you get into the winepress grapes processed by the method of cold maceration for 6 hours, allowing the wine becomes softer, rounded taste. After pressing, the must passes static cold setting. 70% of the harvest is fermented in temperature-controlled stainless steel tanks and 30% - in oak barrels. After blending the wine is aged in the bottle for 6 months. This technology allows you to get more complex and rich wine that is able to evolve for 3-5 years.
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 grapes and red wine, despite its depth and complexity, do not have even a hint of aggressive tannins, which are sometimes even 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".