$19/btl Dense cherry red color with hints of raspberry. First impressions on the palate are voluminous and soft, with a silky-smooth finish. Produced by the exceptional Cantina Kaltern winery from the Südtirol/Alto Adige DOC region.
Food-Wine Coupling: Heavier meat courses, game and piquant hard cheeses.
Grape: Pinot Nero
Age of vines: 6-21 years; Age ability: 2022; Acc:13.5% East-facing, sloping vineyards located at 450 – 550 meters above sea level. Loamy, chalky gravel with a small proportion of sand. Fermentation on the skins at 23 °C with an eight days extended maceration, malolactic and a 4-month aging in big wooden barrels and large casks.
James Suckling - 2016: 92 points, 2017: 91 points
Wine & Spirits - 2009, 2011: Best Buy
Berebene del Gambero Rosso - 2011: Oscar qualità prezzo