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Kellerei Kurtatsch
The cooperative winery is located in the municipality of Cortaccia in the Italian wine-growing area Südtirol (Region Trentino-Südtirol ). It was founded in 1900. Built in 1521 Ansitz Freienfeld in th...
Name: Kellerei Kurtatsch
Foundation year: 1900
Address: Address 39040 Kurtatsch, Italy
Growing area: Alto Adige
Vineyard: 190 ha
Owner: Genossenschaft
Managing Director: Andreas Kofler
Wine Maker: Othmar Doná
Phone: Phone
Fax: Fax
Products & Services:
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Work time:
Monday - Friday 09.00 am - 00.30 pm & 02.00 pm - 06.00 pm Saturday 09.00 am - 00.30 pm & 02.30 pm - 05.30 pm
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The wines keep constant high level and are usually the best in their respective category in the area. Weaknesses, there is little, but can occur in difficult vintages. However, this must be balanced in good years with particularly compelling assortments so that an operation can hold the status. In most cases you can blindly buy.
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0.375 L
2015 Mitterberg IGT Rosenmuskateller passito Ushas
29.60 €
87 WP - Very good
Editor note: Fairly mature nose, light toasted oak, dried red and some black fruit, dried flowers, herbaceous tra...
0.75 L
2016 Alto Adige DOC Amos
20.90 €
88 WP - Very good
Editor note: Fairly cool and fairly restrained nose, light nutty notes, vegetal notes and dried herbs, smoky trac...
0.75 L
2015 Alto Adige DOC Merlot-Cabernet Soma, Terroir
19.80 €
88 WP - Very good
Editor note: Light earthy notes on the nose, sooty oak, black berries and bell peppers, herbaceous and light ceda...
0.75 L
2016 Alto Adige DOC Gewürztraminer Riserva Brenntal
22.20 €
88 WP - Very good
Editor note: Floral, vegetal and herbaceous notes on the nose, lychee, pomaceous and citrus fruit, hint of bacon...
0.75 L
2015 Alto Adige DOC Lagrein Riserva Frauenrigl
21.00 €
87 WP - Very good
Editor note: Tart nose, light peppery spice, hint of tobacco and bacon, ripe black berries and a few cherries, hi...
0.75 L
2015 Alto Adige DOC Sauvignon Kofl
16.50 €
88 WP - Very good
Editor note: Firm fairly deep and relatively cool nose, elegant green vegetal aromas, light floral traces, elderf...

The cooperative winery is located in the municipality of Cortaccia in the Italian wine-growing area South-Tirol (Region Trentino-Alto Adige ). It was founded in 1900. Built in 1521 Ansitz Freienfeld in the village center was until 1923 the seat of the winery. Then the present cellar building on the wine route was built. Today, the cellar of the Ansitzes is used as a barrique warehouse and wine archive and is the scene of exclusive tastings. The chairman is Andreas Kofler, the winemaker is Othmar Doná. Wine vineyard tours are also organized with a final wine tasting.

Winery Cortaccia

The vineyard area totals 190 hectares, of 190 members sustainable be managed. They extend - unique in Europe - From 220 to 900 meters above sea level, mostly on steep slopes. According to the French model, an ideal layer-variety vote has long been common. It will be the white wine varieties . Chardonnay, Pinot Grigio ( Pinot gris ) Müller-Thurgau. Sauvignon Blanc. Gewurztraminer and Goldmuskateller, as well as the red wines Lagrein, Vernatsch ( schiava ) Rosenmuskateller, Pinot Noir ( Pinot Noir ) Cabernet Sauvignon. Cabernet Franc and Merlot processed.

On the slopes below Kurtatsch are the best red vineyards, which are at temperatures up to 40 ° Celsius in mid-summer to the hottest locations in Italy. The Merlot grapes ripen in the steep vineyards of the Brenntal vineyard on heavy, red clay soil, which bears a great resemblance to the French area Pomerol having. Below the cliffs, the varieties Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet Franc are cultivated on loose, deep soils with a high gravel content. The reverberation of the Millawände favors an optimal physiological maturity the late-ripening Cabernet grapes. The white wine grapes grow predominantly on steep calcareous soils at lofty heights up to 900 m above sea level and benefit greatly from the cooling nocturnal fall winds.

With reduced earnings, strictly controlled cultivation and reinsortigem Expanding terroir typical Wines produced. The wines are vinified from strictly selected grapes with optimal maturity with uncompromisingly pure cellar economy. Before the bottling there is a strict taste test. The extensive product range includes more than 30 wines. There are the two lines TERROIR top line with special area btw. Layer character, certain wines only in best vintages) and SELECTION (first with reduced yields and strictly controlled growing program). Depending on the type of wine and variety is the expansion in the stainless steel tank, in the big wooden barrel or in , The premium wines include "Chardonnay Riserva Freienfeld", "Cabernet Sauvignon Riserva Freienfeld", "Gewürztraminer Riserva Brenntal", "Merlot Riserva Brenntal", "Cuvée Weis Amos" and the Passito "Aruna" (Gewürztraminer, Gold Muskateller).

Awards of wine competitions

Year Name Wine Award
2018 Vins extremes 2018 July SÜDTIROL/ALTO ADIGE DOC SAUVIGNON KOFL 2016 Gold
Kellerei Kurtatsch Region: Italy Alto Adige
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