Wine Stores.
Contact us

Wine Alto Adige Cornell Chardonnay "Formigar" DOC, 2012

Order by phone
+7 (495) 988-45-58 Call us
Our wine consultant (sommelier) will help you choose the wine to the table or as a gift. And will respond to all your questions on the wines.
Call Me Back

Tasting Notes


Brilliant straw-colored wine.


The taste of the wine is full, rich, with balanced acidity, woody and harmonious aftertaste.


The wine has a harmonious, pleasant aroma with fruity notes, in particular, melon and mango, complemented by a nutty nuances.


Wine is an excellent aperitif, a well as complements fish dishes, seafood, risotto, white meat and pasta specialties.

Interesting Facts

"Cornell" - a wide range of varietal Kolterentsio in modern international style wines from specific vineyards. Each variety - Pinot Blanc, Chardonnay, Gewurztraminer, Lagreyn, Pinot Noir, Muscat - is growing at such a site that suits him best. Thus, the plot with Chardonnay is located in South Tyrol at an altitude of 400-450 meters above sea level. Yields vines growing here on gravel and porphyry soils is 55 hl / ha. Here is an old castle Formigara, which gave its name to this wine. Alcoholic and malolactic fermentation was carried out at a controlled temperature in barriques - both new and old. Excerpt passes on the lees in oak barrels for 10 months with regular battonazhem. Potential wine storage "Formigar" is 5-8 years.

Kornayyano vineyards lie on the gentle hills, "polished" runs in the valley of the Adige glaciers back in the Ice Age. In the XV century Archbishop Sigismund built in the current commune Kolterentsio majestic castle, now almost destroyed, but preserved on the labels of wines Colterenzio. Archbishop above all appreciated the wine very Kornayyano and contributed to the development of vineyards, although the wine is made, of course, since the days of the Romans. According to legend, 15 BC, almost immediately after the area was occupied by the advance units of the Romans, a citizen Cornelius built a winery Kornelianum (Cornelianum) - hence the name of the village, and the brand one of the top lines of wines Kolterentsio - Cornell .

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.


  • Color depth: bright
  • Body/Saturation: full-bodied
  • Serving temperature: 10-12°С
  • Website:
  • Aging potential: 5-8 years
Recently viewed
In our store you can buy wine Alto Adige Cornell Chardonnay "Formigar" DOC, 2012, price Alto Adige Cornell Chardonnay "Formigar" DOC, 2012 — £ 28. Producer wine Colterenzio. Delivery Alto Adige Cornell Chardonnay "Formigar" DOC, 2012.

In common with most websites, WineStyle uses "cookies". Click here to find out more.