Elena Walch is a leading Alto Adige wine estate, in family hands, and belongs to the elite in Italian wine production, with international success.
Encouraging quality and innovation, Elena Walch stood at the head of the Alto Adige quality revolution and has gained local and international esteem for her efforts. An architect by trade, Elena Walch married into one of the oldest and most significant wine families of the region and brought new, modern concepts to the traditional establishment. Now, the responsibility for the family business is being put into the hands of the daughters, Julia and Karoline Walch, already the fifth generation.
The philosophy of the estate is dedicated to its terroir – the idea that wines must be the individual expression of their soil, climate and cultivation in the vineyard – and that this must be maintained according to principles of sustainability and passed on to the next generation. The firm belief that the quality of wine is created in the vineyard requires uncompromising work, taking into account the individuality of each vineyard. With 60 hectares in cultivation, including the two top vineyards VIGNA Castel Ringberg in Caldaro und VIGNA Kastelaz in Tramin, Elena Walch belongs to the most important protagonists of Alto Adige winemaking.
The wines show character, elegance and great personality, reflecting the most professional winemaking. The superb climatic conditions and the excellent location of the vineyards produce fresh and fruity white wines as well as concentrated and velvety red wines.
Chardonnay the Cardellino, The Favorites range, by Elena Walch, marks an indissoluble link with his native land, South Tyrol. With its innate elegance and enviable structure, this Chardonnay is soft and responsive, and it gives a good grasp of its woody maturation that will refine and improve for many years. Technical sheet
The Alto Adige Pinot Noir DOC Ludwig, The Favorites range, by Elena Walch, is one of the excellence of the South Tyrolean landscape. Red wine, elegant and sinuous, stands out for the perfect combination of good structure, great complexity and excellent drinkability. It is an important bottle, which gives great emotions even several years away....
The Riesling Vigna Castel Ringberg, Single Wineyard range, by Elena Walch, is an unforgettable white wine, well recognizable, with fine aromas that, with the passing of years, acquire intensity and depth. It is born of the vineyards "Castel Ringberg" the most vocal of the cellar of Elena Walch. With the passing of time it will give incredible emotions....
The Gewürztraminer Vigna Kastelaz, Single Wineyard range, by Elena Walch, represents the absolute excellence of Gewürztraminer. Rich, full and round, concentrated with excellent acidity / fruit balance and an aromatic structure that closes with an intense mineral finish, dry and fascinating. A very fine wine full of character.Technical sheet