Sensory deion: The "SEXTNER Alpino" is a semi-fat semi-hard cheese with approx. 35 % F.i.t. made high-quality, GMO-free, pasteurised milk Sesto mountain farms. The "SEXTNER Alpino" is a natural product which develops its special sensory qualities only after a maturing period of at least 8 weeks. The cheese loaf has a grey-brown natural rind.
The "SEXTNER Alpino" has a smooth cut and a straw-yellow colour. The cheese dough has small holes. The smell and taste are mild to aromatic and spicy. In the aromatic Sextner Alpino you will find less fat but no less taste. The "SEXTNER Alpino" is very harmonious in the overall impression and is particularly characterised by its low fat content and its spicy aroma.
Cheese and cuisine: The "SEXTNER Alpino" can be eaten with typical South Tyrolean breads. It is well suited for use with cold platters.
Cheese and wine: "SEXTNER Alpino" goes well with light, fruity white wines or light fruity red wines.
velvety and light wine of "Vernatsch" grapes - colour: light-rubin-red up to rubin red - scent: lovely, fruity, aromatic and tipical - taste: dry, mild, harmonic, aroma of almonds
A lively, fresh red wine with low tannins.
Light to full ruby. A delicious, uncomplicated, easy drinking, fresh wine, dry but mellow with mild acidity, harmonious with an attractively bitter almond finish An accompaniment to a vast range of dishes, especially South Tyrolean cold platters of speck (cured ham), sausage and cheese. It is also delicious with first courses, cooked or grilled meats, white meats.
The Südtiroler Edelvernatsch, also known as Schiava, is a light-bodied wine, whose color is light ruby to deep ruby red. It is pleasant and fruity on the palate, often with a touch of bitter almonds.