VARIETY: 100 % CABERNET SAUVIGNON
PRODUCTION AREA: These grapes grow on the gently warmed loamy soils of the beautiful slopes in Egna..
VINEYARDS: The young vines on Guyot-system (7-9 years old) allow a perfect quality management and production control. The favorable area, combined with tender care of the vineyard, offer the best conditions for an optimal productionof these variety.
SOIL PROPERTIES: Chalk gravel moraine soil with different sand contents
VINIFICATION: All single vineyards were fermented separately in Stainless steel tanks and stored in French oak barrels for 18 month. Egg fining, bottling and at least 6 month of bottle storage.
TASTING NOTES: A deep garnet-red color, this wine exhibits understated aromas of cherries, cassis and wild berries. Forceful yet round in flavor, its impressive depth and elegance persist throughout its lingering finish. An excellent accompaniment to pork, veal, or beef, lamb, poultry, game or gamebirds, as well as cheeses.
SERVING TEMPERATURE: 20° - 22°C
SHELF LIFE: 5+ YEARS
Allergic-Info: This wine can contain sulfites
Alcoholic content: 13.50 %
The Castelfeder Winery is a renowned producer of quality wines the Italian region of South Tyrol. The winery was founded in 1969 by Alfons Giovanett, who at that time already had many years of experience in wine production. Today, the family business is managed by Günther Giovanett, the son of the founder.
The winery is located near Neumarkt in South Tyrol and covers a total of 50 hectares of vineyards. The vineyards are situated at altitudes between 200 and 700 metres above sea level and are planted on different soil types, which gives the wines a unique diversity. The grape varieties grown on the estate are mainly autochthonous varieties such as Lagrein, Vernatsch, Gewürztraminer and Pinot Noir.
Castelfeder attaches great importance to the gentle and sustainable cultivation of the vineyards in order to ensure the high quality of the grapes. In the cellar, too, attention is paid to gentle processing methods in order to preserve the natural aromas and flavours of the grapes in the best possible way. The wines of Castelfeder are characterised by their elegance, finesse and complexity and are internationally appreciated for their high quality.
Castelfeder is particularly well known for its Lagrein wines, which are made the autochthonous grape variety Lagrein. These wines are characteristic for their powerful structure and their spicy aromas of berry fruits and chocolate. But also the other wines of the winery, such as the fresh Vernatsch or the full-bodied Pinot Noir, convince with their fine balance and distinct personality.
All in all, Castelfeder is a winery with a long tradition and a deep understanding of wine production in South Tyrol. The wines of the winery are of high quality and reflect the unique landscape and culture of the region.
temperature controlled fermentation in apposite containers and 14 month maturation in barrique and big wooden barrels Organoleptic characteristic: This Merlot grows on morainic, gravelly and barren soils, has a garnet red colour, a bouquet of blackberries and raspberries, it is characteristic and hearty to the palate. This is a wine for experts.
fruity, intensive wine with body, velvety full-ness and characteristic tannic structure.
A full-bodied, harmonious wine with touches of clove and roses; persistent on the finish.