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Renaissance Weissburgunder Riserva

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Renaissance Weissburgunder Riserva

The “Renaissance” line are world-class Riserva wines. Markus Prackwieser delivers excitement and tension in this incredible Weissburgunder.

Appellation: Südtirol Alto Adige DOC

Type: White, dry.

Varietal: Weissburgunder (Pinot Bianco, Pinot Blanc)

Wine Details:

Tasting Notes:
Color: Straw yellow with bright yellow-green highlights.
Bouquet: Citrus, apricot, complex floral and herbal notes, with a brisk minerality.
Taste: Powerful and impressive crisp, white orchard fruit, a light citrus zest and a delicate mineral salinity which lasts long into the finish.
Alcohol: 14.5%.
Total Acid: 7.2 g/l.
Residual Sugar: 1.4 g/l.
Serving Temperature: Chilled 12-14° C (54-57° F)
Pairing: Fish dishes, seafood, tender light meats, sauteed kale, roasted squash, lentils, shellfish, sushi, and sashimi.

Vinyard Notes:
Location: South edge of the Eisacktal (Isarco Valley) at the foot of the Sciliar massif.
Altitude: 450–550 meters (1,475-1,640 feet) a.s.l.
Soil: Calcareous moraines on solid quartz porphyry.
Slope: 50–60%
Training: Pergola and trellis
Density: 4,500–7,500 vines/ha.
Yield: 50 hl/ha.

Winemaking Notes:
Harvest: Beginning of October.
Vinification: Gentle pressing followed by fermentation in large tonneau. 
Aging: 12-months on fine lees in large tonneau followed by another year in stainless steel on fine lees.