Elena Walch / Castel Ringberg & Kastelaz

Italy Alto Adige

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Elena Walch / Castel Ringberg & Kastelaz
The estate is located in the municipality of Tramin on the wine route (Termeno sulla Strada del Vino) in the Italian wine sector Südtirol (Region Trentino-Südtirol ). The traditional family business...
Name: Elena Walch / Castel Ringberg & Kastelaz
Foundation year: 1988
Address: Address 39040 Tramin/Termeno, Italy
Growing area: Alto Adige
Vineyard: 55 ha
Wine Maker: Stefano Bolognani
Oenologist: Stefano Bolognani
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Producer of premium wines, which regularly include even in international comparison among the best of its kind. Mediocre wines are rare, real weaknesses there is hardly ever. Arise even in difficult years here regularly superior qualities.
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0.75 L
2018 Kalterersee/Lago di Caldaro DOC Classico Superiore "per sé"
13.50 €
86 WP - Very good
Editor note: Light floral notes on the nose, red berries and a hint of cherries, herbaceous traces. Fairly juicy,...
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2014 Kermesse
45.50 €
93 WP - Excellent
Editor note: Firm, deep, complex nose, ripe mixed berries and herbaceous aromas, light toasted notes, hint of hav...
0.75 L
2015 Kermesse
45.50 €
91 WP - Excellent
Editor note: Clear, polsihed nose, mixed ripe berries and some cherries, dried herbs, nutty and floral notes, lig...
0.75 L
2016 Alto Adige DOC Bianco "Beyond the Clouds"
42.00 €
92 WP - Excellent
Editor note: Fairly deep, complex nose, vegetal, herbaceous, light floral and mineral notes, partly canided citru...
0.75 L
2017 Alto Adige DOC Chardonnay Cardellino
17.45 €
89 WP - Very good
Editor note: Fairly cool nose, vegetal, herbaceous and delicate floral notes, peppery traces, citrus and pomaceou...
0.75 L
2015 Alto Adige DOC Merlot Riserva Vigna Kastelaz
37.00 €
90 WP - Excellent
Editor note: Tart nose, earthy and cedary notes, hint of tobacco, predominantly black berries, some dried herbs,...

The estate is located in the municipality of Tramin on the wine route (Termeno sulla Strada del Vino) in the Italian wine sector South-Tirol (Region Trentino-Alto Adige ). The traditional family business has been owned by the Walch family for several generations and is now managed by Elena Walch with her two daughters Julia and Karoline. Attached is the bistro "Le verre capricieux" in the center of Tramin.

The vineyards cover a total of 60 hectares of vines over a span of almost 800 meters and reflect the geological and climatic diversity of South Tyrol. The two most important vineyards Vigna "Castel Ringberg" and Vigna "Kastelaz" have the status Vigna, in Italy it is a geographical unit of a historically / cartographically registered vineyard. The “Vigna Kastelaz” is a south-facing one steep Slope above Tramin at 360 meters above sea level on limestone soils. The varieties are planted here with a high planting density of 7,500 vines / hectare Gewurztraminer and Merlot cultivated with extremely low yields of 38 hl / ha.

Elena Walch - Vigna Kastelaz

The "Vigna Castel Ringberg" is located above Lake Kaltern at 300 to 400 meters above sea level on soils made of limestone, moraine deposits and limestone rubble. Here are the white wines Sauvignon Blanc. Riesling. Chardonnay and Pinot Grigio ( Pinot gris ), as well as the red wine varieties Cabernet Sauvignon and Lagrein grown. The Renaissance chateau, built by the Habsburgs in 1620, houses a wine tavern, a wine shop and a barrique cellar. Guided tours of the vineyard are also organized.

The management takes place in both vineyards according to the rules of the sustainability, Depending on the variety, the yields are between 30 and 55 hl / ha. The underground natural stone cellar was expanded in 2015 with a modern fermentation cellar. The applied gravity enables an absolutely gentle processing of the reading material. Depending on the type of wine, the wines are in steel tanks, in large wooden barrels or in expanded. The premium wines include the white wine blend "Beyond the Clouds" and the red wine blend "Kermesse". A total of 580,000 bottles of wine are produced annually.

Elena Walch / Castel Ringberg & Kastelaz Region: Italy Alto Adige
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