Wine San Michele-Appiano, "Sanct Valentin" Pinot Grigio, Alto Adige DOC, 2011
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Reviews of purchase San Michele-Appiano, "Sanct Valentin" Pinot Grigio, Alto Adige DOC, 2011
Wine strong and bright golden color.
Buttery flavor of wine filled with pleasant notes of vanilla. The wine is well balanced and has excellent acidity and smoothness.
The aroma of wine is thin and elegant, with notes of honey, flowers and tropical fruits.
The wine is recommended to drink as an aperitif, complements fish dishes (especially freshwater), lobster, crab and white meat in cream sauce. Also, make a perfect pair for foie gras.
"Sanct Valentin" Pinot Grigio, 2011 - exclusive white wine made from the best Pinot Grigio vineyards in Alto Adige. Age of vines between 15 and 22 years. Especially the production of the drink is wine fermentation and aging in oak barrels. 1/3 wine fermented in new barriques, 2/3 - in previously used barrels for 11 months. Followed by a second phase of aging wine in stainless steel tanks for 6 months. The wine has excellent potential storage. For 7-8 years he spent in the bottle, drink only improve their aroma and flavor characteristics.
Winery San Michele-Appiano was founded in 1907 and eventually became one of the largest and most successful wine houses of South Tyrol, and then Italy. Today Appiano wine are synonymous with the highest quality, which is a credit to the chief enologist economy - Hans Tertsera. It was he who every year brings new nuances in the formulation and methods of wine production, bringing them to perfection. The company with great attention is exploring the potential of vineyards, selecting varieties according to soil composition, lighting, and many other factors. And most importantly - use biodynamic methods of cultivation of vines, making the company's products are sustainable. Today, a century vaulted cellars of the winery San Michele Appiano offer a wide selection of top-class white and red wines, among which you can find both the time-tested classic wines and new items that are sold in more than 30 countries around the world.