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Strasserhof
Riesling Valle Isarco DOC
Alto Adige

The Valle Isarco is known for wines with elegant sophistication, noteworthy minerality and rich aromas. While Strasserhof is one of the oldest farms in Valle Isarco, the style of this wine is very modern with a fresh, lively character and good acidity.


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

Vineyard Location: Valle Isarco, South Tyrol
Orientation: Southwest
Elevation: 2,300 ft
Vines Planted: 2006
Trellising: Espalier
Vines/Acre: 2,225
Soil: Sandy, calcareous clay and gravel

Vinification
Fermentation in stainless steel for 4 weeks, depending on the ­vintage

Aging Process
8 months in stainless steel and bottle refined for 1 month

Tasting Notes
Color: Pale greenish yellow
Bouquet: Elegant bouquet on the nose showing notes of white peach, apricot, green apple and sambuco flower
Flavor: On the palate it is fresh and smooth, with a pleasant lively acidity and a long mineral finish.
Pairings: Can be enjoyed on its own; ideal with light pastas, fish and white meats

Alcohol Content: 13%
Serving Temperature: 50°F
Production: 6,000 bottles