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Strasserhof
Veltliner Valle Isarco DOC
Alto Adige

The Valle Isarco is known for wines with elegant sophistication, noteworthy minerality and rich aromas. Veltliner, renowned for its bright aromas, flourishes in this microclimate. As with the other wines in the Strasserhof line, this wine strikes a careful balance between acidity and minerarlity.


Owner: Johann Baumgartner
Website: www.strasserhof.info
Winemaker: Hannes Baumgartner
Type: White wine
Varietals: 100% Veltliner

Vineyard Location: Valle Isarco, South Tyrol
Orientation: South west
Elevation: 2,130 ft
Vines Planted: 2006
Trellising: Espalier
Vines/Acre: 5,500/Ha
Soil: Sandy, calcareous clay and gravel

Vinification
Fermentation in stainless steel tanks for 3 weeks at thye controlled temperature of 18 °C

Aging Process
7 months in stainless steel tanks of 25-30 Hl; 1 month in the bottle before the release

Tasting Notes
Color: Straw yellow with emerald highlights
Bouquet: Complex, elegant nose of apple and tropical fruit, toghether with mint and earthy sensations
Flavor: Excellent structure and minerality; smooth with a long tasty finish
Pairings: Ideal aperitif; perfect with fish, like bass and cod, and all shellfish. Ideal with stir-fry and white meat dishes

Alcohol Content: 13.5%
Serving Temperature: 50°F
Production: 5,000 bottles