The innovative winery situated along the Wine Route, is considered one of the best wineries in South Tyrol and Italy. St. Michael Eppan Winery, with its 355 members, 350 hectares of vineyard and 2.5 million bottles sold every year, has become renowned worldwide. The “Sanct Valentin“ label alone is enough to thrill wine lovers and connoisseurs.
Vineyards in cool and sunny sites in Appiano and Caldaro.
- Altitude: 400 – 500 meters
- Exposure: Southeast to Southwest
- Soils: Limestone gravel and moraine debris
- Vine Training systems: Pergola and Guyot
- Vine age: 6 – 31 years
- Hand harvested in mid-September
- Manual berry selection
- Fermentation and partial malolactic fermentation in stainless steel tanks
- Yield: 70 ha/ha
In 1982 Charonnay was vinified as a varietal wine for the first time in South Tyrol at St. Michael-Eppan. In the glass, glints of green highlight bright yellow. The fruity aromas of melon, banana and ripe apple lead to a juicy freshness on the palate. A long-lasting, persistent finish invites the next sip.
100% Chardonnay; alcohol: 13.5%; grown in limestone gravel and moraine debris soils; vineyards at 400 – 500 meters in Appiano and Caldaro; hand harvested in mid-September; manual berry selection; fermentation and partial malolactic fermentation in stainless steel tanks.
- 100% Chardonnay
- Alcohol: 13.5%
- Total Acidity: 5.5 g/l
- pH: 3.33
- Residual Sugar: 2.4 g/l
|Annual Production||40,000 9L cases|
|Farming (Sustainable, organic, biodynamic)||Sustainable, organic, biodynamic|