Ignaz Niedrist (1911-1992), uncle of the current owner, had already been able to afford the luxury of cultivating an extended parcel of Pinot Noir in the 1960s. This plot, with certainly lower yields than others, allowed the production of a wine of great character. The choice of land that proved to be particularly suitable for the cultivation of Pinot Noir and, at the same time, the enthusiasm for this variety and the wine that was born from it, were the factors that led to the growing area of Pinot cultivation over the years. Nero. Today, many years later, Pinot Noir is our red wine par excellence.
The soils are morainic of glacial origin, very stony (porphyry, granite, gneiss), with an average content of sand and clay. These are not particularly deep soils that heat up easily. Thanks to their favorable position at the top of the hill, they are very exposed to winds.
Fermentation takes place in oak vats with cold, malolactic pre-fermentation and aging in barriques (about 25% new) on fine lees for 14 months.
In the glass it shows a beautiful sparkling ruby red color. The nose reveals aromas of red berries in jam, withered roses, notes of fresh mint, spices and caramel. In the mouth it has excellent structure and intensity, fine and elegantly fresh, with a subtle and well integrated tannic texture, persistent currant finish
Wine with interesting prospects of aging in the bottle.
Taste it at a temperature of 16 ° C - 18 ° C. Perfect with game, aged cheeses and mushroom risotto.