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Alto Adige Sauvignon Blanc DOC Lafòa 2017 - Colterenzio
Alto Adige Sauvignon Blanc DOC Lafòa 2017 - Colterenzio
Alto Adige Sauvignon Blanc DOC Lafòa 2017 - Colterenzio
Alto Adige Sauvignon Blanc DOC Lafòa 2017 - Colterenzio

Alto Adige Sauvignon Blanc DOC 'Lafoa' 2017 - Colterenzio

The Sauvignon Blanc Lafòa Range represents the outstanding quality by Colterenzio, a wine made with grapes from selected vineyards in the Cornaiano area, characterized by an unmistakable style, all played on a delicate balance between fruit and acidity. An unforgettable white wine.

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CLASSIC RANGE

Lafóa: from a pilot vineyard to excellent wines
Lafóa is a byword for the beginning of the Alto Adige quality initiative and the pioneering work of the Cantina Colterenzio in the 1980s. At the time, the wine pioneer Luis Raifer not only planted new grape varieties on his vineyard named Lafóa, but at the same time introduced new quality standards: less yield for better grapes and better wines. It was exactly on this pilot vineyard that the “Lafóa idea” was born: the introduction of new quality standards that until this very day meet with the winegrowers and staff of Cantina Colterenzio. Lafóa stands for full-bodied white and red wines that are nonetheless very elegant and have great aging potential.        

THE WINE

The Sauvignon Blanc Lafòa Range represents the outstanding quality by Colterenzio, a wine made with grapes from selected vineyards in the Cornaiano area, characterized by an unmistakable style, all played on a delicate balance between fruit and acidity. An unforgettable white wine.

THE COMPANY

The wines from the hamlet of Colterenzio were favourites of Archduke Sigismund when he resided at Firmiano Castle in the 15th century, though the area was producing fine wines much earlier. Around 15 b.C. a Roman country gentleman named Cornelius settled here and established his "Cornelianum" wine estate and the first wine culture in the area. The Roman name eventually evolved into "Cornaiano", the village Colterenzio calls home. The Colterenzio winegrowers' co-operative was founded by 28 vintners in 1960. Over the years other passionate viticulturalists from diversified micro-zones in the area joined the collective, and today nearly 300 members cultivate approximately 300 hectares of vineyards.
CLT-LAFOA-SAUVIGNON-2017
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Data sheet

Country
Italy
Region
South Tyrol
Vintage - Cuvée
2017
Designation
Alto Adige DOC
Grape / Raw material
sauvignon blanc
Alcohol Content
13,5% vol.
Philosophy
Biodynamic
Size
750 ml.
Tasting
A clean, concentrated floral nose reminiscent of elder and acacia flower with hint of sage; fresh and distinctive on palate with nicely rounded fruit, light oak spice and a crisp finish. Cellaring potential: 6 – 10 years.
Food matches
Young Cheese, Asian Food, Fish plates, White Meat
Service temperature
10° - 12° C.
Suggested glass
Calyx thin long-stemmed
Special Features
Artistic label
Product Category
White Wine

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