Vintages

Vintage 2019 ****

In 2019 the growing season was extremely varied.

It began with a dry and warm March followed by a changeable April and a rainy, very cool May. This long period of cool weather led to very slow development in the vines and slightly delayed flowering until early June. This was followed by a hot month of very summery weather in June, with an extreme heatwave with record temperatures approaching the 40° centigrade mark. These conditions promoted fast and luxuriant growth in the vines. In the following months of July and August, temperatures were more moderate. There were occasional thunderstorms, which provided welcome relief from the heat on the one hand but were also accompanied by heavy hail on the other, and that caused a lot of damage, especially in the Bozen-Gries area.

The harvest began in the first week of September which, looking back over the last 10 years, was slightly late. Beautiful autumn weather enabled the grapes to achieve full maturity, which gives promise of a good 2019 vintage.

temperature
12.6°C
rainfall
998.6 mm
sunshine
1,961 h
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White wines

The white wines combine precise delicate fruity notes and elegant structure with a fresh, crisp acidity that makes it highly invigorating and lively.

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Red wines

Among the red wines, the Pinot Noir certainly stands out in particular. All in all, the wines offer considerable elegance. The tannins endow an elegant structure.