The "Winery Schreckbichl - Cantina Colterenzio" is located in the municipality Eppan in the area South-Tirol (Alto Adige) in the Italian region Trentino-Alto Adige, It was formed in 1960 in the form of a wine cooperative founded by 28 winegrowers from the small hamlet Schreckbichl (Italian Colterenzio). In the year 1979, he was relieved of a study trip California returned Luis Rafer as managing director. This resulted in new quality standards with reduced earnings on the pilot vineyard with the varieties Cabernet Sauvignon and Sauvignon Blanc. Today, 300 winegrowers manage a total of 300 hectares of vineyards according to guidelines. The managing director is Hubert Dorfmann, cellar master Martin Lemayer.
In the 1980s, a quality group was established, which today comprises 65 members. The premium wines of the Schreckbichl winery originate from the grapes of this group, which are obtained according to strict guidelines. New methods are applied in the group and the lessons learned are then extended to all members. That was for example in the area plant protection with new ones sustainable Methods of the case.
The white varieties Pinot Blanc ( Pinot Blanc ), Pinot Grigio ( Pinot Gris ) Müller-Thurgau, Moscato Giallo ( Goldmuskateller ) Sauvignon Blanc. Chardonnay and Gewurztraminer, as well as the red wines Lagrein. , Pinot Noir ( Pinot Noir ) Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon cultivated and processed. The wide range of products consists of the four lines Classic ( varietal, fruity white and red wines, including the DOC wines Kalterersee and St. Magdalener ), Selections (selected vineyards, low yields), Lafóa (red wine and white wine from the historic pilot vineyard of the 1980s) and LR (named after Luis Rafer white wine blend of Chardonnay, Pinot Blanc, Sauvignon Blanc and Gewürztraminer).
The mature and healthy grape harvest, obtained by selective hand-picking, will be delivered to the grape receiving center, which was newly completed in 2010, and passed on using gravity. All red wine grapes will be destalked, squeezed and in the Maischegärtanks filled. The white wine grapes are partially de-stemmed or just squeezed and into the underlying Press promoted. Depending on the grape variety come for the fermentation and the expansion of wines stainless steel containers, Concrete barrels and wooden barrels are used. The premium wines include Chardonnay Lafóa, Cabernet Sauvignon Lafóa and Pinot Noir Riserva St. Daniel.