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Istituto Agrario di San Michele all'Adige
Pinot Grigio 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 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% Pinot Grigio

Vineyard Location: Raoti
Orientation: South-West
Elevation: 985 ft
Vines Planted: 1990
Trellising: Simple pergola
Vines/Acre: 1,820
Soil: Calcareous, pebbly, with good permeability and good organic substance

Vinification
Fermentation 70% in stainless steel tanks and 30% in barrique for 15 days at 18°C

Aging Process
6 months on the lees. 2 months in the bottle before the release

Tasting Notes
Color: Straw yellow with golden highlights
Bouquet: Harmonious fruit nose with notes of pear with mineral overtones
Flavor: Full, well-structured
Pairings: Excellent aperitif; suitable seafood dishes

Alcohol Content: 14%
Serving Temperature: 50°F
Production: 17,000 bottles