International Awards for Alto Adige Wine
04.02.2022

International Awards for Alto Adige Wine

Decanter, Robert Parker, Vinum, Falstaff, and James Suckling: These are the Wines that Made It

Alto Adige wine continues to prove itself not only throughout the country, but at the international level, as well. Whether red or white, aromatic or fruity, elegant or multifaceted: the international wine guides have ranked Alto Adige wines among the best of the best.

Some 17 Alto Adige wines have received a top rating in Decanter, 14 wines from the province made it into the Robert Parker Wine Advocate , 4 Alto Adige wines rank among the best international wines in the Vinum Wineguide, 19 wines scored an outstanding rating in the Falstaff wine guide, and 34 wines are among the favorites in the James Suckling wine guide.

We have made up a list of the winning wines for you below.

DECANTER 2021

PLATINUM

97/100

  • Alto Adige Moscato giallo Passito Quintessenz 2017 – Cantina Kaltern
  • Alto Adige Sauvignon Lafóa 2019 – Cantina Colterenzio

GOLD

96/100
  • Alto Adige Valle Isarco Kerner Aristos 2019 - Cantina Valle Isarco
  • Alto Adige Pinot nero Riserva 2017 – Castello Englar
  • Alto Adige Valle Isarco Sylvaner Preaepositus 2019 - Abbazia di Novacella
  • Alto Adige Terlano I Grande Cuvée 2018 - Cantina Terlano
  • Alto Adige Terlano Rarity 2008 - Cantina Terlano
  • Alto Adige Pinot bianco Vial 2019 – Cantina Kaltern
  • Alto Adige Sauvignon Alte Reben 2018 – K. Martini & Sohn

95/100
  • Alto Adige Gewürtraminer vendemmia tardiva Terminum 2017 – Cantina Tramin
  • Alto Adige Val Venosta Riesling 2019 – Falkenstein
  • Alto Adige Valle Isarco Grüner Veltliner Aristos 2019 - Cantina Valle Isarco
  • Alto Adige Sauvignon Quintessenz 2019 – Cantina Kaltern
  • Alto Adige Gewürztraminer Riserva Brenntal 2018 – Cantina Kurtatsch
  • Alto Adige Lagrein Riserva Vigna Castel Ringberg 2018 – Tenuta Elena Walch
  • Alto Adige Pinot bianco Puntay 2019 – Erste+Neue
  • Alto Adige Pinot nero Riserva Lehmont 2018 - Cantina San Paolo

SPECIAL AWARD
“Best white wine”: Alto Adige Terlano I Grande Cuvée 2018 - Cantina Terlano


ROBERT PARKER 2021

98/100
  • Alto Adige Terlano Rarity 2008 - Cantina Terlano

97/100
  • Alto Adige Terlano I Grande Cuvée 2018 - Cantina Terlano

96/100
  • Alto Adige Terlano Riserva Nova Domus 2018 – Cantina Terlano
  • Alto Adige Bianco Nama 2016 – Cantina Nals Margreid

95/100
  • Alto Adige Terlano Sauvignon Quarz 2019 – Cantina Terlano
  • Alto Adige Gewürztraminer Passito Juvelo 2019 – Kellerei Andrian
  • Alto Adige Merlot Riserva Kunst.Stück 2018 – Cantina Kaltern
  • Alto Adige Terlano Pinot nero Riserva Monticol – Cantina Terlan
  • Alto Adige Terlano Pinot bianco Riserva Vorberg 2018 – Cantina Terlan
  • Alto Adige Gewürztraminer vendemmia tardiva Terminum 2018 – Cantina Tramin
  • Alto Adige Sauvignon The Wine Collection 2018 - Cantina Produttori San Michele Appiano
  • Alto Adige Sauvignon Riserva Vigna Rachtl 2018 - Cantina Turmhof, Tiefenbrunner
  • Alto Adige Moscato giallo Passito Quintessenz 2017 – Cantina Kaltern
  • Alto Adige Bianco Appius 2016 – Cantina Produttori San Michele Appiano

VINUM WEINGUIDE 2022

96/100
Alto Adige Cabernet Sauvignon Cor Römigberg 2016 - Tenuta Alois Lageder

95/100
  • Alto Adige Cabernet Sauvignon Vigna Toren 2018 - Cantina Turmhof, Tiefenbrunner
  • Vigneti delle Dolomiti Chardonnay IGT Löwengang 2018 - Tenuta Alois Lageder
  • Alto Adige Gewürztraminer vendemmia tardiva Epokale 2013 – Cantina Tramin


FALSTAFF WEINGUIDE 2021/2022

99/100
  • Alto Adige Terlano Rarity 2008 - Cantina Terlano

98/100
  • Alto Adige Bianco Appius 2016 - Cantina Produttori San Michele Appiano
  • Alto Adige Terlano I Grande Cuvée 2018 - Cantina Terlano

97/100

  • Alto Adige Pinot nero Pònkler 2015 – Franz Haas

96/100
  • Alto Adige Bianco Nama 2016 – Cantina Nals Margreid
  • Alto Adige Terlano Sauvignon Quarz 2019 – Cantina Terlano
  • Alto Adige Gewürtraminer vendemmia tardiva Terminum 2018 – Cantina Tramin
  • Alto Adige Chardonnay Riserva Troy 2017 – Cantina Tramin
  • Alto Adige Chardonnay Riserva Vigna Au 2018 - Cantina Turmhof, Tiefenbrunner
  • Alto Adige Pinot nero Riserva Vigna Ganger 2017 - Cantina Girlan

95-97
  • Alto Adige Sauvignon The Wine Collection 2018 - Cantina Produttori San Michele Appiano

95/100
  • Alto Adige Terlano Riserva Nova Domus 2018 - Cantina Terlano
  • Alto Adige Sauvignon Exclusiv 2019 - Tenuta Ploner
  • Alto Adige Merlot Riserva Gant 2018 - Cantina Andrian
  • Alto Adige Merlot Riserva Kunst.Stück 2018 - Cantina Kaltern
  • Alto Adige Bianco Riserva LR 2017 - Cantina Colterenzio
  • Alto Adige Gewürztraminer Nussbaumer 2019 – Cantina Tramin
  • Alto Adige Lagrein Riserva Vigna Klosteranger 2016 - Muri-Gries, Tenuta/Cantina Convento

94-96

  • Alto Adige Pinot nero Riserva Curlan 2018 - Cantina Girlan


JAMES SUCKLING 2021


98/100
  • Alto Adige Terlano Sauvignon Lieben Aich 2019 - Manincor

97/100
  • Alto Adige Bianco Nama 2016 – Cantina Nals Margreid
  • Alto Adige Terlano Chardonnay Sophie 2019 - Manincor
  • Alto Adige Terlano I Grande Cuvée 2018 - Cantina Terlano
  • Alto Adige Terlano Rarity 2008 - Cantina Terlano
  • Alto Adige Terlano Pinot bianco Riserva Vorberg 2007 – Cantina Terlano
  • Alto Adige Pinot nero Mason di Mason 2018 - Manincor
  • Alto Adige Val Venosta Riesling Vigna Windbichel 2018 – Castel Juval Unterortl

96/100
  • Alto Adige Bianco Appius 2016 - Cantina Produttori San Michele Appiano
  • Alto Adige Gewürztraminer Passito Sanct Valentin Comtess 2019 - Cantina Produttori San Michele Appiano
  • Alto Adige Valle Isarco Riesling Kaiton 2019 – Kuenhof, Peter Pliger

95/100
  • Vigneti delle Dolomiti Chardonnay IGT Löwengang 2018 - Tenuta Alois Lageder
  • Alto Adige Terlano Sauvignon Tannenberg 2019 – Manincor
  • Alto Adige Sauvignon Riserva Mathias Kathreinerfelder 2019 - Tenuta Pfitscher
  • Alto Adige Gewürztraminer Passito Juvelo 2019 – Cantina Andrian
  • Alto Adige Val Venosta Pinot bianco Phileo 2017 – Falkenstein
  • Alto Adige Terlano Pinot bianco Eichhorn 2019 – Manincor
  • Alto Adige Bianco Beyound the Clouds 2019 – Tenuta Elena Walch
  • Alto Adige Pinot nero Pònkler 2016 – Franz Haas
  • Alto Adige Pinot nero Schweizer 2018 – Franz Haas
  • Alto Adige Val Venosta Riesling Alte Reben 2018 – Falkenstein
  • Alto Adige Gewürztraminer vendemmia tardiva Terminum 2018 – Cantina Tramin
  • Alto Adige Cabernet Sauvignon Cor Römigberg 2017 - Tenuta Alois Lageder
  • Alto Adige Chardonnay Riserva Baron Salvadori 2018 – Cantina Nals Margreid
  • Alto Adige Terlano Riserva Nova Domus 2018 - Cantina Terlano
  • Alto Adige Terlano Pinot bianco Riserva Vorberg 2018 – Cantina Terlano
  • Alto Adige Sauvignon The Wine Collection 2018 - Cantina Produttori San Michele Appiano
  • Alto Adige Pinot nero Riserva Sanct Valentin 2018 - Cantina Produttori San Michele Appiano
  • Alto Adige Pinot nero Riserva Vigna Ganger 2017 - Cantina Girlan
  • Alto Adige Pinot nero Riserva Vigna Ganger 2015 - Cantina Girlan
  • Alto Adige Pinot nero Riserva Vigna Ganger 2014 - Cantina Girlan
  • Alto Adige Valle Isarco Sylvaner 2019 – Kuenhof, Peter Pliger
  • Alto Adige Val Venosta Riesling Gletscherschliff 2019 – Castel Juval
  • Alto Adige Valle Isarco Grüner Veltliner 2019 – Kuenhof, Peter Pliger

The leader this year with seven wines winning awards is the Cantina Terlano, followed by the Cantina Tramin and Manincor with five award-winning wines each. The wines that most frequently won awards are the I Grande Cuvée 2018 and the Rarity 2008, both from the Cantina Terlano, each of which was mentioned in four international wine guides.

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