Wine Cantina Terlano, "Nova Domus", Alto Adige DOC, 2018, 1.5 L
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Reviews of purchase Cantina Terlano, "Nova Domus", Alto Adige DOC, 2018, 1.5 L
The wine is light yellow color with a slight greenish tint.
Complex, full-bodied, well-structured and harmonious taste wine perfectly combines creamy soft, fruity freshness and minerality brackish, leaving a pleasant aftertaste sustainable.
Multifaceted bouquet wine reveals delicious aromas of anise, mint, sage, apricot, mandarin and passion fruit decorated with mineral notes.
Wine is served to the snacks, calf, goat cheese, grilled tuna and grilled salmon steak. It is a wonderful complement the taste of truffle fondue, stewed eggplant Parmigiana, beef steak, white meat and veal with vegetables.
Vigorous, complex wine "Nova Domus" from the series "Selection" is created from three grape varieties. The basis of the cuvée of Pinot Blanc grapes, which provides a good acidity and freshness drink Chardonnay imparts softness and Sauvignon Blanc adds a special flavor to the flavor. Handpicked grapes are going through a slow fermentation in oak casks of 30 hl at constant temperature control. For partial malolactic fermentation only Chardonnay and Pinot Blanc, as well as the annual lees aging all 3 grades are used as large oak barrels (50%) and barriques. Blending wines made 3 months before bottling. The minimum shelf life of wine is 8 years.
The history of the cooperative "Cantina Terlano" began over 100 years ago with the unification of 24 wine producers to jointly confront the invasion of phylloxera. Now society has about 100 manufacturers, the total area of vineyards "Terlano" is 150 hectares annually produces 1.2 million bottles of wine. Vineyards of the cooperative "Cantina Terlano" located in the foothills of the ridge Chogelberg, at an altitude of 250 to 900 meters above sea level, which is favorable for the cultivation and selection of grape varieties. These places are famous for unique soils composed of quartz porphyry - rock, from which earlier produced purple dye. Terroir has a strong influence on the formation of a flexible and compact structure of the wine region Terlano. Cellar economy "Terlano" for a long time kept the most valuable vintages. Today, there you can see 12 thousand bottles of different years starting from 1955. It also contains several unique bottles of wine harvest in 1893, is as old cellar. This is one of the rarest wine collections of Italy, convincingly shows how mature and are harmonious wine "Terlano", as well as elegant and refined, they are able to grow old.
Under the leadership of enologist Rudi Kofler in modern cellar aged red (40%) and white (60%) of wine three different lines:
• Series "Slassico" consisting of white and red wines from different grape varieties Tyrol. Most of the lines are monosepazhnye recent vintages of wine. Extract these young wines, usually held in the neutral steel tanks.
• A series of "Vineyard" wines are 7 best vineyards Tyrol. These wines go on sale after prolonged exposure.
• Series "Selestion" - a collection of category Premium, consisting of 4 wines, including - the famous "Quarz Sauvignon". Long exposure in barrels gives the wines complexity, rich fruit and elegance.
It is unlikely that in Alto Adige economy there besides "Cantina Terlano", able to put on the famous wine tasting experts of "Wine Advocate" 15 class wines Premium, 14 of which received high marks - from 91/100 to 94/100 points. Moreover, there is hardly ever a second wine cooperative in Italy with an assortment of such a level. This is the phenomenon of the "Cantina Terlano" to prove that "the farm" option wine business gives results that are not inferior and sometimes far surpassing the performance of private farms.