KOLBENHOFER

Hofstätter classification

Selection wines

Intense ruby with purple highlights. Pronounced fragrance of wild forest berries and a subtle bitter almond note. The wine’s succulent, gentle fruity character combined with supple tannins and lively, well balanced acidity make it a favourite for social drinking.

Grape Variety

A blend of various subvarieties of Schiava (Vernatsch) and Lagrein

Soil

Clay and limestone gravel.

Food
pairings

Speck and “salumi”, poultry, pork chops, and grilled pork.

Serving temperature

8° - 10° C

Vinification

The grapes are destemmed, crushed and the must is fermented with the skins under controlled temperatures. The skins that float to the top of the tank during fermentation are pushed back down into the must to extract colour and tannins and enhance fruitiness.