St. Michael Eppan Pinot Noir 'The Wine Collection' 2018

In his ongoing quest for perfection, Hans Terzer presents his first edition Pinot Noir Riserva "The Wine Collection 2015.Hans Terzer has been working intensively with the Pinot Noir grape for more than 25 years. The 2015 Pinot Noir Riserva TWC opens a new chapter for the St. Michael-Eppan winery and its young history with pinot noir.The color of this wine is brilliant ruby red. On the nose, it has aromas of small forest fruits, blackberries and black currant. On the palate, ripe cherries emerge combined with crisp tannins. It has an impressive structure and length.
The grapes come mainly from carefully selected vineyards on "Rungg" and the "Eppan Berg. The soil here consists of limestone gravel with some clay and glacial debris. The grapes were harvested on September 19 and 20, 2015. After 5 days of cold maceration (contact with the skins), the wine ferments in stainless steel tanks followed by another 12 months in barrique / tonneau. After which the wine matures in 'Stückfass' (oak barrel of 12 hl).
  • About St. Michael Eppan

    The Cantina St. Michael-Eppan cooperative will be one hundred and fourteen years old in 2021 and is a benchmark for any wine lover. The Cantina has made a crucial contribution in achieving the high status of Alto Adige wines over the last 20 years. Winemaker Hans Terzer is the 'kellermeister' with unparalleled technical skills, who for 40 years has been translating intuition and knowledge of the hinterland into a range of wines that combines unparalleled quality with character. Awarded for 32 years with 'tre bicchieri' in the Italian wine guide: Gambero Rosso.

    The wines of St. Michael-Eppan are divided into three lines: Classico, Selezione and Sanct Valentin. White wines make up 70% of production and the remaining 30% are reds. Among red wines, the local grape schiava occupies the most important place, alongside pinot noir, lagrein, merlot and cabernet-sauvignon. Among white wines, weissburgunder plays an important role, alongside sauvignon-blanc, gewürztraminer, chardonnay and pinot grigio. All wines are characterized by great freshness, in which the pure, cool mountain climate of South Tyrol (that's how the Alto Adige region is popularly called) can be tasted. Winemaker Hans Terzer has been particularly successful in giving all individual wines their own identity.

    St. Michael-Eppan has not only been listed in the Gambero Rosso with "Tre Bichierri" for 32 years in a row. They may also call themselves Premio CANTINA COOPERATIVA DELL'ANNO 2021.

    The estate is in the top 10 best winemakers in Italy. Not for nothing do 70% of the wines stay in Italy! The remaining 30% go all over the world.

    • Druif

      Pinot Noir

    • Jaartal

      2015

    • Herkomst

      Alto Adige, Italië

    • Lekker bij

      Lamsvlees, risotto of pasta met truffel en oude kazen

    • Smaakprofiel

      rijp, knapperig en indrukwekkend

    • Productiemethode

      Conventioneel

    • Inhoud

      14.5% - 0.75L

    • Prijzen

      96P beste Pinot Noir 2020 Doctor Wine, 96+ Gardini Notes, 95 P falstaff en Robert Parker geeft 94P