Erste + Neue Schiava ‘Kalteresee’ 2017 - Sudtirol, Italy

Erste + Neue Schiava ‘Kalteresee’ 2017 - Sudtirol, Italy


The Story

Sudtirol or South Tyrol is the Provence of Bolzano in the North East of Italy, it is also known by it’s alternative name of Alto Adige. The region is nestled beside the Austrian boarder and has distinct Austrian and German influences. This area is ‘hard core’ in its winegrowing. Think high altitude, enormous mountains, steep terraced vineyards, and particularly intensive winemaking practices that use environment friendly techniques.

Erste meaning ‘first’ and Neue meaning ‘New’ is a wine co-operative founded in 1925 that is current day made up of 400 dedicated wine growers that bring their harvests to the winery each year. 

M+Q Note

Glowing ruby red. Pleasant and fruit bouquet with hints of almond. Glides over the palate, smooth and harmonious. Aftertaste low in tannins.

Food Suggestion

Prosciutto and cheese

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