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Tiefenbrunner Chardonnay Sudtirol - Alto Adige, Trentino-Alto-Adige, Italy

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Grape Variety

Chardonnay is the world’s most famous white-wine grape and also one of the most widely planted. Although the most highly regarded expressions of the variety are those from Burgundy and California, many high-quality examples are made in Italy, Australia, New Zealand and parts of South America.

Describing the flavors of Chardonnay is no easy task. While many Chardonnay wines have high aromatic complexity, this is usually due to winemaking techniques (particularly the use of oak) rather than the variety's intrinsic qualities. Malolactic fermentation gives distinctive buttery aromas. Fermentation and/or maturation in ...more


Region
  • Alto Adige (or Sudtirol to the German-speaking two-thirds of its inhabitants) is a wine-producing province of farthest northern Italy. It constitutes the northern half of the Trentino-Alto Adige wine region (the southern half being Trentino). Immersed in the Southern Limestone Alps, Alto Adige is bordered by Veneto to the east, Lombardy to the west and the Tirol region of Austria to the north.

    Stretching up to a latitude of 47 degrees north and altitudes of well over 10,000ft (3050m), Alto Adige is a region of topographical and climatic extremes. The region's key vineyard zones trace the north-south path of the Adige river, and are planted on the valley floor and the slopes above, many of which are incredibly steep. They run from Merano in the north down to the provincial border with Trentino in the south. Also significant is the ...more

  • Trentino-Alto Adige is Italy's northernmost wine region, located right on the Italian border with Austria. Although once dominated by the local Lagrein and Schiava varieties, in the 21st Century, its wines are increasingly made from well-known international varieties such as ...more

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