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Istituto Agrario di San Michele all'Adige
Nosiola Trentino DOC
Trentino

An extension of the renowned institute, the winery of San Michele is located in what was once an Augustan monastery in the 12th century. Expanded over the course of the last 20 years, the winery today features modern enological technology that is dedicated to the production of indigenous varietals like Lagrein that represent the unique history of winemaking in Trentino.


Owner: Province of Trento
Website: www.iasma.it
Winemaker: Enrico Paternoster
Type: White wine
Varietals: 100% Nosiola

Vineyard Location: Vigalzano
Orientation: South
Trellising: Simple pergola
Vines/Acre: 1,780
Soil: Originated from outcrops of metamorphic rockslates. Dissolved, sandy structure

Vinification
Grapes are hand harvested in mid-September; ­traditional white wine vinification with fermentation in steel tanks with a long rest on its lees

Aging Process
6 months on the lees. Two months in the bottle before the release

Tasting Notes
Color: Straw yellow with green accents
Bouquet: Characteristic nose of fruit and floral notes, like kiwi, white peach, fresh nectarine, litchi and orange flower
Flavor: On the palate it is crisp, with medium structure, pleasant acidity, fresh aromatic and mineral finish
Pairings: Excellent with light and seafood appetizers and grilled fish

Alcohol Content: 12.5%
Serving Temperature: 50°F
Production: 11,000 bts