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Colterenzio Schreckbichl Gewurztraminer 750ml 2012
Sku: 1847877*
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Country: Italy
Region: Trentino-Alto Adige
Sub-Region: Alto Adige - Sudtirol
Grape Varietal: Gewurztraminer
Type: Still wine
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Golden yellow in colour, spicy in aroma and flavour, reminiscent of yellow roses, cloves, lychees and nutmeg. Luscious and powerful on the palate with an elegant, dry and aromatic finish. Cellaring potential 2-3 years.

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100% Gewurztraminer from selected vineyards.

Food pairing
Chinese, Thai (green curry) and mild Indian cuisine, foie-gras, duck, lobster or crayfish, pasta dishes with aromatic sauces, grilled and fried fish, seafood. Serve lightly chilled 10-12 C.

Producer
The wines from the hamlet of Colterenzio were favourites of Archduke Sigismund when he resided at Firmiano Castle in the 15th century, though the area was producing fine wines much earlier. Around 15 b.C. a Roman country gentleman named Cornelius settled here and established his ”Cornelianum” wine estate and the first wine culture in the area. The Roman name eventually evolved into ”Cornaiano”, the village Colterenzio calls home. The Colterenzio winegrowers’ co-operative was founded by 28 vintners in 1960. Over the years other passionate viticulturalists from diversified micro-zones in the area joined the collective, and today nearly 300 members cultivate approximately 300 hectares of vineyards.

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