Girlan. Gewurztraminer 'Flora'.

  • 2800


Südtirol DOC
Grape  Gewurztraminer

A third of the grapes come from vineyards at altitudes between 450m and 500m.  The balance is from a part of the grapes are from Bassa Atesina vineyard where the soils are rich in mineral, a mix of gravel and clay that provide a unique flavour.  The grapes are hand-picked, a little later than the main crop, and uber-ripe, whole bunches go straight into a bladder press.  Only the first pressing* is used – this is to avoid any tannins.

The juice is then fermented in temperature-controlled steel tanks and the wine spends a further 8 months on the lees, without a malolactic fermentation. 

Kellerei Girlan, Sudtirol / Alto-Adige producer page

2019 (15%)
Enticing aromas of yellow rose, almond, marmalade and lychee.  Rich and aromatic, this is a wine with real force and vigour: lychee, blood orange and pink grapefruit, a delicious floral, almost salty grip.  This has it all.
10,000 bottles made

 


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