Our winemaker Hans Terzer unfolds his great artistry and experience with the Sanct Valentin premium line. Selecting only the most excellent grapes from the vineyards of the St. Michael-Eppan Winery, he creates elegant, intense and complex wines, characterised by their exquisite minerality, finest aromatic, and exceptional ageing properties.

Alto Adige DOC

Gewürztraminer
Sanct Valentin

2019

The charming Gewürztraminer is one of the most memorable varieties amongst all wine-lovers. Since 1986, Gewürztraminer, with its indigenous aromatic grapes, has been a Sanct Valentin distinctive wine. It has an intense and complex bouquet, rich with aromas and delicate scents of fruits and spices. It stands out for being pleasant to the palate and promises a wonderful drinking experience even after many years.

at sight

Golden yellow

to the nose

Broad potpourri of aromas ranging from the fragrance of roses to exotic fruit to Asian spices

on the palate

Vigorous, complex, subtle residual sugar

Variety

Gewurztraminer

Area of cultivation

Sites: Selected vineyards in Kurtatsch, Kaltern and Eppan (300–500m)
Exposure: Southeast
Soil: Loamy limestone gravel
Training System: Guyot

Vine Age

5 to 35 years

Harvest

end of september to the end of october; harvest and selection of grapes by hand.

Vinification

Maceration of the grapes followed by gentle pressing. Fermentation and development in stainless-steel tanks.

Yield

45 hl/ha

ANALYTICAL DATA

Alcohol Content: 14.5 %
Residual Sugar: 5.9 gr/lt
Acidity: 4.6 gr/lt

Serving Temperature

8-10°C

Storage/Potential

10 years and more

Pairing Recommendations

Goes extremely well with spicy dishes such as foie gras and strong cheeses. It also pairs nicely with piquant spices and culinary herbs in addition to seafood risotto and the South Tyrolean specialty "Kloaznravioli" with grey cheese.

Awards

Luca Maroni 96 P

doctor wine 92 P

jamessuckling 92 P