Pinot Blanc
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Pinot Blanc was apparently cultivated in Alto Adige/Südtirol for the first time in 1850. Since it developed magnificently within the province, it joined Gewürztraminer and Sauvignon Blanc as the leading white wine grape varieties in the area. The elegant scent of apples, pears, lemons, tones of hay blossoms and hazel nuts as well as a lively acidity, make Pinot Blanc the perfect everyday wine. To preserve the variety’s fruitiness and finesse, winemakers use oak very sparingly.
Area under cultivation:
540 ha
Cultivation zone:
Primarily in Oltradige, Bassa Atesina and Adige Valley
Preferred location:
Well-ventilated, high-elevation locations up to 800 m (2,600 feet) above sea level
Serving temperature:
10-12° C. (50-54° F.)
Recommended pairings:
light appetizers, fish, Tyrolean dumpling dishes
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