The winery is located in the township San Michele all'Adige
in the area Trentino
in the double region Trentino-Alto Adige
, The Augustinian monks founded the viticulture around 1145 and cultivated those vineyards, which now belong to the estate. In 1885 it was taken over by the family Endrici (in dialect "Endrizzi"). Francesco Endrici (great-grandfather of the owners) pioneered Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot as early as the beginning of the 20th century. Today the operation of Dr. Ing. Paolo and Christine Endrici. The master butler is Thomas Battisti, Vito Piffer is the responsible oenologist.
The vineyards cover 55 hectares of vines, which are planted with the white varieties Chardonnay, Nosiola, Pinot Bianco and Pinot Grigio, as well as the red varieties Pinot Nero, Moscato Rosa (Rose Muscat), Teroldego, Lagrein, Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon. It becomes consistent Organic viticulture
practiced. Noteworthy is the settlement of songbirds in the vineyard for natural pest control.
The wines are vinified with the aim to preserve the aromatic and varietal characteristics of the grapes. Before and during pressing, the grapes are treated with nitrogen, cold and carbon dioxide to prevent unwanted oxidation. The white wine grapes are after gentle pressing with the Metodo Ganimede
(special fermentation tanks) fermented. The red wines are gently submerged through the fermented carbonic acid, in order to trigger flavors and colors better and to introduce into the wine. The product range includes the DOC wines Trentino
and Teroldego Rotaliano
, as well as the IGT Vigneti delle Dolomiti.
In the Tuscan area Maremma
In 2000 the winery "Serpaia di Endrizzi" was acquired. The vineyards cover 30 hectares of vineyards. There are no cellar facilities there, so the grapes are taken to the trentino immediately after grape harvest and processed there immediately. It will be the DOCG wine Morellino di Scansano
(Morellino = Sangiovese), as well as the two red wine cuvées "Serpaiolo" and "Mèria" produced from the varieties Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Sangiovese.