In Alto Adige/Südtirol, Sylvaner is cultivated almost exclusively in the Isarco Valley, the variety develops both sufficient body and a robust acidity. An earthy, mineral-rich scent is typical of Sylvaner, accompanied by aromas of fresh herbs or hay as well as apples, peaches and mint.
Area under cultivation:
almost exclusively in the Isarco Valley, to a small extent also in the Adige Valley and the Bolzano basin
terraced slopes, gravel soils
10-12° C. (50-54° F.)
appetizers, Tyrolean farmer's bacon, asparagus, fish