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St. Michael Eppan Sauvignon Sanct Valentin 2020 - Magnum 1.5L

In 1989, Kellerei St. Michael-Eppan began producing its most famous white wine, and for more than 30 years the Sauvignon Sanct Valentin has flourished in selected vineyards in excellent growing conditions at the foot of the Mendel Massif to produce a high-profile wine. Characterized by seductive fruit, excellent minerality and perseverance. Not only is it the premier wine of the Sanct Valentin line, but because of its seductive fruit and excellent minerality and perseverance, this wine is one of Italy's most awarded white wines. The wine is yellow-green in color. In the nose, it has aromas of yellow fruit, gooseberry, elderflower and ripe red currant. On the palate, it has elegant fullness, fresh acidity and a creamy finish.
The grapes grow at 450 to 600m altitude in selected vineyards in Eppan, facing southeast. The terroir consists of limestone soil. Manual harvesting of the sauvignon blanc grapes takes place in mid to late September.Most (75%) is fermented in stainless steel tanks, in which the wine matures on lees until late April. The rest is partly fermented and aged in tonneau (15%) and partly in large wooden barrels (10%).
  • 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

      Sauvignon Blanc

    • Jaartal

      2020

    • Herkomst

      Alto Adige, Italië

    • Lekker bij

      Gebakken vis, Tarbot a la meunière en groenten risotto

    • Smaakprofiel

      Fris, romig en elegant

    • Productiemethode

      Conventioneel

    • Inhoud

      14% - 1.5L Magnum

    • Prijzen

      93 P James Suckling, 92 P Robert Parker, 92 P Falstaff