An extremely well-balanced wine, ruby red in color, with fruity aromas of raspberries, strawberries and cherries, and notes of bitter almond. Well-rounded in taste and pleasantly fresh. In short, a varietal wine of notable drinkability.
Pairings: highly suited to all first courses, to fish- and meat-based dishes, and especially to cold cuts, cured meats, Tyrolean smoked ham, and soft cheeses.
Vinfication: Manual harvesting and grape selection. Short maceration. Slow fermentation at controlled temperature and five months maturation on light lees in stainless steel tanks.
SERVING TEMPERATURE: 12 - 14 °C
This delicate, slender, pale red the Vernatsch variety was grown o old vines in the Menzenhof farmstead at Cornaiano. Its vibrant fruit and delicately bitter aftertaste make the Menzenhof the most typical varietal Vernatsch wine in all South Tyrol.
The Schiava grape is a varietal specific to South Tyrol and has a subtle and delicate aroma. With its reserved character, the Schiava is able to highlight every delicious dish. The Gschleier vineyards distinguish themselves by vineyards that are now more than 100 years old.
Colour: ruby-red; Aroma: fruity and flowery with a characteristic almond-note; Taste: dry, crisp and harmonious with a pleasant acidity.
It is full ruby in colour with violet reflexes, fresh and intensely fruity on the nose, fragrant with a flavour of woodland berry fruits on the palate and a lightly almondy finish. The wine's succulent, gentle fruity character , soft, unobtrusive tannins and mild supple acidity make it a favourite for social drinking.