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Riesling DOC South Tyrol 2018

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The cool, fresh microclimate 580 m above Meran provides optimal conditions for this grape to develop to the full. Fine and fruity, with an exceptionally elegant note of peaches and apricots, it is fresh on the palate with a soft mineral finish.

Facts
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Variety: 
100% Riesling
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Drinking maturity : 
2020 – 2030
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Drinking temperature: 
approx. 12°C
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Yield: 
48 hl/ha
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Alcohol: 
13,5% vol.
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maturation of the wine : 
steel tank and small wooden barrel
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Acid and residual sugar: 
7 g/l Residual sugar: 2 g/l
Vinification

The grapes remain on the vine until they are absolutely ripe and are later read by hand. A long maceration period on the press extracts the typical Riesling notes from the berry skin. The fermentation is 100%. in the wood at about 18°C. This is followed by 10 months of ageing on the fine yeast.

Tasting note

Our delicately fruity Riesling smells of peach and apricot, is elegant and fresh on the palate. It also convinces with a slightly mineral finish. Fits as an aperitif, with cold starters, salads and Mediterranean dishes.

LOCATION AND VEGETATION

The grapes for this Riesling grow in our terraces at 580 m above sea level directly at the winery above Merano. Here the grapes ripen in a cooler microclimate and can thus develop their beautiful fruit. In addition, the typical fresh animating acidity is preserved. The soils are characterised by mineral-rich granite and porphyry.

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Germany
Austria
Italiy

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EICHENSTEIN Vineyard & Chalet

farm sale
Katzensteinstr. 34
39012 Meran - South Tyrol, Italy

tel. +39 344 2820179
tel. +39 047 3425475
info@eichenstein.it

Oberwirt´s Gourmet & wine shop

Josef Waldner
St. Felixweg 2
39020 Marling - South Tyrol, Italy

tel. +39 0473 222020
info@oberwirt.com

Meraner Weinhaus

several points of sale
in South Tyrol

www.meranerweinhaus.com

Enoteca Gandolfi

Drususallee 349
39100 Bolzano - South Tyrol, Italy

tel. +39 0471 920335
www.gandolfi.bz.it

Pasta Shop

Laubengasse 53
39020 Marling - South Tyrol, Italy

tel. +39 0473 270973
www.pastashop-merano.com

Mary´s Market

Via Claudia Augusta 4A/1
39027 Graun im Vinschgau - Italy

tel. +39 0335 562 5111

Gusto Italiano da Giovanna

Theatinerstraße 14
80333 Munich - Germany

tel. +49 89 20300813
www.da-giovanna.de

Keller GmbH

Großer Anger 3
85416 Langenbach - Germany

tel. +49 8761 76760
www.feinkost-keller.com

Wybrecht boissons

18 Rue de Habsheim
68170 Rixheim - France

tel. +33 3 89 44 76 90

Eichenstein Vineyard

Cellar

The family of Josef Waldner, owner of the winery, have been making wine for 350 years. The origin of winemaking at the Eichenstein has its roots in Marling, where the dedicated wine lover created his first white wine cuvée “Gloria Dei” in 2005. In 2006, he followed on with his “Baccara” Marlot and

Cabernet Franc red wine cuvéè, assisted and advised by renowned enologist Hartmann Donà. In 2007 Josef Waldner further realised his vision when he established the Eichenstein vineyard on the Freiberg, from 550-600 m, above Meran. In 2014, the crowning jewel of the vineyard was built: The wine cellar, a vinarium and a guest chalet. And in 2018, the most recent porphyry plot was established at 500 m above sea level.

Josef Waldner

We want our wines to have a stirring soul. That’s why we we strive to create authentic, charismatic wines that live on in your memory. Josef Waldner’s passion for grapes and wine stems from a long family tradition.

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