The estate is located in the municipality of Eppan (Appiano) on the South Tyrolean Wine Route in the Italian wine-growing area South-Tirol
(Region Trentino-Alto Adige
). The Pichler family has been growing grapes here since 1850. In 1978 self-marketing was started. Today the company is run by Josef Pichler in the third generation. In addition to viticulture and orchards is operated. The vineyards cover 2.5 hectares of vineyards at 270 meters above sea level, which are planted with the varieties Vernatsch, Lagrein, Merlot and Chardonnay. There was a natural management. By rigorous thin out
harvest quantities are reduced, they are well below the DOC regulations. Through selective hand-picking, only fully ripe, healthy grapes are processed in small boxes. After gentle stewing and gentle Press
The white wine grapes are clarified the must and fermented temperature controlled in steel tanks and matured for several months on the , After gentle filtration
the bottling takes place in the spring. The red wine grapes go through the classic maceration
, The malolactic fermentation
takes place partly in oak barrels. After light filtration, the red wines are bottled in early summer. Only the Lagrein Riserva ripens for a further 10 to 15 months in a small wooden barrel.