State/Country, Region, Place: Italy, Alto Adige, Terlano - Terlan(BZ))
White, dry, still wine
Grape Varieties: 100% Sauvignon Blanc
Aging: for 5-7 months on the lees in steel tanks (80%) and in oak barrels (20%)
Winkl has been produced as a varietal wine since 1956. It is a succulent, delicately fruity Sauvignon Blanc made from grapes grown in the very center of Terlano.
This location, where Terlano’s earliest wineries were established, is one of the region’s oldest wine-growing sites and is known to have been used for that purpose by the Romans and the Rhaetians.
The fruitiness continues on the palate in combination with a fine acidity. The wine scores with a good structure and a minerally but at the same time aromatic finish.
The Cantina Terlano winery has a traditional focus on long-living wines. White wines from Terlano in particular have repeatedly hit the headlines in trade publications with their ability to outlast the decades...