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Producer: Cantina TraminGrape Varieties: 100% Pinot BlancOptimum Drinking: Within 5 yearsWine Style: Balanced rich yet dry whiteAlcohol by Volume: 13.5%Closure: Natural CorkCountry: Italy
Pinot Bianco is part of the Burgundian Pinot family and is related to Pinot Grigio and the principal grape of Pinot family, Pinot Noir. As a wine, Pinot Blanc feels fresh and rich yet dry. It has a greenish yellow to light yellow colour and light scents of green apple. The wine also shows a complex nutty flavour and hints of green leaves. It feels balanced between richness of texture and bright acidity.
Cantina Tramin, founded in 1898, has 280 member winegrowers who follow its strict directives on the cultivation of the vines and covers 230 hectares of vineyards situated on the sunny slopes at an altitude of 250-700M above sea level. These vineyards are an integral part of the enchanting and picturesque landscape of the Alto-Adige region of northern Italy. In 2011 Tramin gained the "double Stella". This is given to a winery for achieving the prestigious "3 Bicchieri" 20 times and is awarded by the Gambero Rosso.
Moritz Pinot Bianco is sourced from vineyards planted between 250 and 550 metres in the calcareous clay and gravel soils common to the area of Sella near Tramin. The name of this wine comes from the patron of Sella, Saint Mauritius.
The grapes for this wine were harvested in small bins and then gently pressed off to steel tanks where the must was allowed to ferment at controlled temperature (19 ° C) without malolactic fermentation.
Pinot Blanc 100%
Pairings for Pinot Blanc include light starters, fish or white meat. It also works as an aperitif.
Sommelier Wine Awards, Bronze, 2015; Wine Spectator, 88 Points, 2015
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