Alto Adige Bianco DOC 'LR' 2015 - Colterenzio
'LR' by Colterenzio is a prestigious cuvée created by Luis Raifer. Produced in a few bottles, it is a blend of Chardonnay, Pinot Bianco, Sauvignon and Gewürztraminer, aged on yeasts and matured in wood, which make up this cuvée with an important structure and feminine elegance. Femininity transmitted also through the external envelope, unique in its kind.
LR: PURE PASSION
LR was officially presented in the fall of 2014. Since then, four vintages of this exclusive cuvée have been launched on the market, which has become a cult item for lovers of special wines.
Although LR has existed for a few years, the idea of its creation goes back many years and in particular to the times when Luis Raifer, undisputed pioneer of South Tyrolean viticulture, was president and director of Cantina Colterenzio. He wanted "to produce an exclusive wine, able to excite a very demanding clientele and at the same time strengthen the image and prestige of Colterenzio".
After many tests and experiments to identify the right varieties, in 2014 LR 2011 was finally born: Chardonnay, Pinot Bianco, Sauvignon and Gewürztraminer (2015 vintage without Gewürztraminer), important varieties for Colterenzio, which, left to mature on yeasts and aged in wood, go to compose this extraordinary cuvée. A structured and elegant wine, presented in a sophisticated packaging, able to excite.
A transparent bottle through which you can see the baroque style label of a Dionysian scene, different for each vintage. A very fine wire mesh wraps around the bottle, like the filigree of a Renaissance corset, giving it an elegant and unique look. The vintages now produced, 2011, 2012, 2013 and the new 2015 vintage are found in the most exclusive restaurants, where sommeliers and industry experts are fascinated by wine and its extraordinary packaging.
'LR' are the initials of Luis Raifer, the great inspirer of this wine. For many years Raifer was president and director of Cantina Colterenzio as well as one of the pioneers of the qualitative revolution.
After a few years and several attempts to find the right varieties, LR is finally born. Chardonnay, Pinot bianco, Sauvignon and Gewürztraminer, aged on yeasts and matured in wood, make up this cuvée with an important structure and feminine elegance. Femininity that wants to be transmitted also through an external shell, unique in its kind for elegance and refinement.
- South Tyrol
- Vintage - Cuvée
- Alto Adige DOC
- Grape / Raw material
- chardonnay, pinot bianco, sauvignon, gewürztraminer
- Alcohol Content
- 14.5% vol.
- 750 ml.
- Gift Box Set
- Color: intense and bright straw yellow.Bouquet: expressive of exotic fruit, with slight hints of aromatic herbs.Taste: rich, powerful and full-bodied, fresh with delicate spicy and fruity notes.
- Food matches
- Great Events, Fish plates, Aged Cheese
- Service temperature
- 12° - 14° C.
- Suggested glass
- Calyx thin long-stemmed
- Bibenda 5 Drops, Vitae 4 Vines, Veronelli 3 Stars
- Robert Parker 95/100
- Special Features
- Exclusive - Nice, Artistic label
- Product Category
- White Wine