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Weinkellerei & Weingüter R. Malojer - Gummerhof
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White wine 2018 Alto Adige DOC Sauvignon "Gur zu Sand", Alto Adige, Italy

Type: White wine
Quantity: 0.75 L
Alcohol content: 13.5%
Price: 9.50 €
Bottle closure: Natural cork
Maturing: stainless steel
Registration number: #Gu-L958

Wine Review Report:

wein.plus rating: very good (88 WP) What our ratings mean
Last reviewed: 16 March, 2020
Editor note: Firm, herbal to herbaceous citrus scent with a touch of gooseberry, a hint of exoticism, floral nuances and minerality. Juicy, again quite firm, ripe fruit with vegetable and slightly nutty spice, lively acidity, has substance and touch, floral notes on the palate, a touch of passion fruit and dark berries, clear minerality, very good, juicy finish with bite and touch. Very much wine for the money

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 part of the Italian double region Trentino-South Tyrol; the southern part is Trentino. The Italian name is Alto Adige. Geographically it corresponds 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 the use of wooden wine barrels for storage and transport. In the Middle Ages viticulture reached its highest flowering. The German emperors, who went to Rome for their coronation, got to know and appreciate South Tyrolean wine on their travels....

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...

Synonym for the grape variety Cabernet Sauvignon; see there.

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