This red one comes from the Alto Adige region – One of my favourite white wine regions so why not try a red one from Sud Tirol.
Erste Neue – Blauburgunder 2015 (80 tsomw points)
In the glass a transparent red, slightly violet color.
In the nose sweet cherries, raspberries, light earthy, with chocolate and some spicyness.
GRAPE VARIETY: Pinot Noir
CLIMATE: Well aerated mediterranean microclimate with cold nights
SOIL: Soil is composed of flint, clay and lime deposits
CULTIVATION: Trellis and pergola training system YIELD: 70 hl/ha
VINIFICATION: Traditional mash fermentation in stainless steel tanks; storage and ageing in big wooden casks
ANALYSIS: alcohol: 13.5 % vol., total acidity: 5.1 g/l, residual sugar: 1.5 g/l
DEGUSTATION: Dry, vivacious-juicy Pinot Noir-fruit, very classic style, finely-wound tannin structure, inviting flavours of cherries with an animating finish.
DISH IDEAS: We start out with pasta and vegetable, continue with the always excellent chicken and finish with a generous sip of Pinot Noir
SERVICE TEMPERATURE: 15° C