This grape variety of Germanic origin has found an ideal terroir in South Tyrol. Riesling needs special conditions and prefers a cool and sunny climate. These conditions can be found in the areas around Lake Monticolo and in neighbouring micro-areas, where the porphyry soils give the wine its special character. Fermentation in stainless-steel tanks, followed by development on the lees for another five months.
The evening downdrafts of the Mendola Massif give the entire terroir of the St. Michael-Eppan winery their character: they ensure the cool nights that give the grapes their extraordinary properties, shaping the fragrance, the unmistakable freshness and longevity of the wines. The downdraft (= “FALLWIND”) is the natural element that blows over the vineyards every day, exerting a positive influence on the climate and supporting the valuable work of the winegrowers.
Appellation: Alto Adige DOC
Tasting: The Riesling Fallwind is distinguished by its fruity aromas and mineral freshness, intense aromas of white peach and apricot. In the mouth is elegant, balanced, mineral