Strong straw yellow in color, the nose is fruity, with hints of walnut, mango and melon; a slight note of wood makes the wine perfect in its harmonious whole. It has an aging potential of 6-8 years.
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Founded in 1960 by 28 wine-growers, the Cantina Colterenzio winery now has around 300 members and is one of the most active and enterprising firms in Alto Adige, managed for many years by Wolfgang Raifer, son of the renowned oenologist Luis Raifer who had also taken over the running of the winery back in the 1970s. Most of their vineyards are found in Cornaiano (also known as Girlan) on the outskirts of the town of Appiano, one of the centres of authentic winemaking in the...