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White wine 2015 Alto Adige DOC Chardonnay Riserva, Alto Adige, Italy

Type: White wine
Quantity: 0.75 L
Alcohol content: 14%
Price: 21.00 €
Bottle closure: Natural cork
Maturing: Barrique and Tonneau
Registration number: #359822

Wine Review Report:

wein.plus rating: very good (88 WP) What our ratings mean
Last reviewed: 20 February, 2019
Editor note: Light nutty, vegetal and herbaceous notes on the nose, hint of bacon, ripe citrus fruit, floral and mineral traces. Ripe, juicy, partly candied fruit on the palate, light nutty oak, elegant acidity, full body, creamy, good substance and persistence, some depth, noticeable high alcohol, hint of candied herbs and some orange zests, salty traces, elegant bite on a very good, fairly creamy and alxcoholic finish.
Best to drink: Mid-2019-2023+ What our ratings mean

DOC area (also South Tyrol, ital. Alto Adige or dell'Alto Adige) for red wines, rosé wines and white wines in the Italian wine growing area South Tyrol. There are six sub-zones, which are regarded as separate DOC areas and under this name do not cover the entire product range, but only certain types of wine. These are Bozner Leiten (Italian: Colli di Bolzano), Valle Isarco, Merano hills (Meranese di Collina), St. Magdalene (Santa Maddalena), Terlano (Terlano) and Vinschgau (Valle Venosta). If the grapes come from classified vineyards, Vigna followed by the name of...

The northern area of the Italian double region Trentino-South Tyrol; the southern area is Trentino. The Italian name is Alto Adige. It corresponds geographically to the Autonomous Province of Bolzano (Ital. Bolzano). The Rhaeto-Romans planted the first vineyards here as early as 1,000 BC, making South Tyrol one of the oldest German-speaking wine-growing regions. Here the Romans learned from the Celts how to use wooden wine barrels for storage and transport. In the Middle Ages, viticulture reached its peak. The German emperors, who went to Rome for their coronation, got to know and appreciate South Tyrolean wine on their travels. A decline...

Italy is one of the oldest wine-growing countries, the beginnings go back at least to before 1,000 BC. It was at this time that the Etruscans appeared in central Italy, settling areas in the four regions of today's Abruzzo, Lazio, Tuscany and Umbria. The origins of Italian wine culture lie above all in the Greek colonisation, which brought Greek wine culture to the peninsula, beginning in the 10th century BC on the island of Sicily as well as Campania and Calabria. The Greeks brought many of their grape varieties with them and named the ideal land for...

The white grape variety originates from France. There are about 120 synonyms, which indicate its age and worldwide distribution in most wine-producing countries. The most important grouped alphabetically by country are Clevner, Clävner (Alsace); Arboisier, Arnaison Blanc, Arnoison, Aubain, Aubaine, Auvergnat Blanc, Auvernat Blanc, Auxerrois, Auxois, Beaunois, Blanc de Champagne, Chardonnet, Chaudenay, Chaudent, Epinette, Epinette Blanc, Epinette de Champagne, Gamay Blanc, Gentil Blanc, Luisant, Melon à Queue Rouge, Melon Blanc, Melon d'Arbois, Melon d'Arlay, Morillon, Morillon Blanc, Noirien Blanc, Pinot Blanc Chardonnay, Pinot de Bourgogne,...

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