St. Michael Eppan – Pinot Bianco ‘Schulthauser’ 2017

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Robert Parker 92pts / Vinous Antonio Galloni : 92 points

Outer quote mark Bright straw green. Fresh and clean white flowers, green apple and minerals on the fresh nose. Then also fresh and vibrant in the mouth, with focused flavors of pomaceous orchard fruit. This lovely wine finishes with an enticing glyceral richness and a touch of ripeness that are more obvious than usual in this wine thanks to the hot growing season. The Schulthauser has always been one of Italy’s best Pinot Biancos, and it’s all the more impressive as it is not made in small numbers. (ID) Inner quote mark

VARIETY: Pinot blanc

Sites: Vineyards at Schulthaus, above Moos Castle, in Appiano/Monte (540-620m)
Exposure: Southeast
Soil: Limestone gravel with clay
Training System: Guyot e Pergola

HARVEST: end of september; harvest and selection of grapes by hand

VINIFICATION: The majority (85%) is fermented in stainless-steel tanks and the remainder in oak barrels, followed by malolactic fermentation. The two wines are combined in February.

YIELD: 60 hl/ha

Alcohol Content: 13,5 %
Acidity: 5,7 gr/lt

8 to 10 degrees

10 to 40 years

Available ONLY for pick up, delivery or shipping in California.