Wine "Pfefferer" IGT 2016
Wine of golden color with a magnificent living luster.
Bright taste of wine filled with crisp acidity and notes of white flowers.
The wine has a distinctive aroma with notes of nutmeg and citrus fruits.
Fine wine as an aperitif, as well as in combination with appetizers, sushi, sashimi, fish dishes, seafood.
"Pfefferer" - white dry wine that has a bright, refreshing taste and pleasant aroma with hints of nutmeg and citrus. It is produced from grapes Golden Muscat, whose berries during ripening acquire a golden hue. This explains the unusual, the golden color of the wine "Pfefferer." Muscat - one of the world's oldest grape varieties that exists today in many varieties. Particularly interesting type of Muscat was found on sandy soils of South Tyrol - it was called "The Island" ("Pfefferer"). Currently, he is called the "Golden Muscat": when the berries ripen, they acquire a golden hue.
The grapes for wine making "Pfefferer" grown at an altitude of 400-450 meters above sea level on the gravel-sandy soils. After harvesting berries fermented in stainless steel containers at a constant temperature of about 16 ° C. The wine is aged for a short time in neutral vessels.
The name of the cooperative Kolterentsio comes from the village near Kolterentsio Girlana. Here is one of Europe's oldest vineyards planted by the Romans. Kolterentsio cooperative was founded in 1960, when 28 local farmers decided to join forces. Today, the cooperative has already involved more than 290 winemakers, which owns about 300 hectares of vineyards. As you know, the wine region of Trentino-Alto Adige has preferred Archduke Sigismund, who lived in the castle Firmian in the XV century, although there are still more earliest evidence of winemaking practices relating to the XV century BC According to manufacturers, such a long tradition imposes certain obligations - in their case it is necessary to be able to take bold decisions.
On the labels of wines Colterenzio depicts the silhouette of the XV century castle, built by Archduke Sigismund, who was a great connoisseur of wines and foster the development of vineyards in the area. Currently, this castle is almost destroyed.