The name “Caliz” derives the Latin terms Calix (calyx) und Calx (limestone). Our Chardonnay Caliz grows exclusively on light gravelly soil with a high share of limestone. The yield is reduced to 65 hl per hectare.Its delicate bouquet is reminiscent of ripe pineapple, baby bananas and lime zest. The characteristic opulent Mediterranean fruitiness complements tight acid structure selected lots of Chardonnay higher altitude vineyards. The aging of 6 months on the fine lees in large wooden barrels gives the wine complexity and consistency while the warm influence of southern winds and the cool nights under the limestone cliffs add additional elegant spiciness.
Volume: 13,5 % Vol.
Grape variety: Chardonnay
Vineyard location: vineyards between 250 and 500 m in altitude, gravelly soil with high share of limestone
Vinification: temperature-controlled fermentation followed by maturation on the fine lees in large wooden barrels
Characteristics: fruity white wine with great character Color: yellow with a green shimmer
Storage potential: 2-3 years
Recommended pairings: as an aperitif or with light first courses, white meats and fish
Serving temperature: 10–11 °C (50-52° F.)
Alcoholic content: 13.50 %
Allergic-Info: This wine can contain sulfites
The Kurtatsch Winery is one of the most important winegrowing cooperatives in South Tyrol and is located in the small municipality of Kurtatsch in the heart of the Überetsch region. The history of the winery goes back to 1900, when a few local winegrowers joined forces to produce wine together.
Today, the Kurtatsch Winery has around 200 members who cultivate over 20 different grape varieties on a total of around 190 hectares of vineyards. The winery relies on sustainable cultivation of the vineyards, which is supported by the use of modern technologies and careful manual work by the winegrowers.
The result is wines of the highest quality that regularly win awards at national and international competitions. The Kurtatsch winery is particularly well known for its white wines, first and foremost the Sauvignon Blanc, the Chardonnay and the Gewürztraminer. But also the red wines of the winery, such as the Lagrein or the Vernatsch, convince with their intensity and their balanced structure.
In addition to the high quality of its wines, the Kurtatsch Winery also stands out for its innovative strength. For example, it received an award for its "Cold Cellar" project, which significantly reduced the winery's energy consumption with the help of solar panels and geothermal energy.
All in all, the Kurtatsch Winery is one of the most important addresses for wines South Tyrol and stands for a successful combination of tradition and modernity, manual work and technology, as well as quality and sustainability.
Color: Straw yellow with golden hues Aroma: exotic tones of pineapple, mango and honeydew melon. Flavor: Elegantly fresh with a pleasant acidity.
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