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Alto Adige, Terlano DOC
Region: Trentino-Alto Adige
Zone: Trentino DOC
Subzone: Trentino Superiore DOC

Trentino Superiore Vendemmia Tardiva DOC

Facts about this wine

Kind: Sweet wine
Taste: Semi sweet to sweet
Volume: Strong
Min. alcohol: 15%
Mandatory Storage: Min. 1 years
Storage potential: 7 years

The dessert wine Trentino Superiore Late Vendemmia Tardiva DOC is produced from a quite impressive blend of grapes, all of which must be grown in the municipalities of Calavino, Cavedine, Lasino, Padergnone and Verzano, all in the province of Trento.

The grape combination consists partially or entirely of Chardonnay and/or Pinot Bianco and/or Pinot Grigio and/or Riesling Renano and/or Müller Thurgau and/or Sauvignon and/or Nosiola and/or Traminer Aromatico and/or Moscato Giallo or Moscato Rosa (85-100%), with the permitted addition of local white grapes (0-15%).

If a grape variety is indicated on the label, it means that the wine is made of at least 85% of that specific grape.

Read more about the “Vendemmia Tardiva” method in the Italian Wine Guide Dictionary.

In terms of color, Trentino Superiore Vendemmia Tardiva DOC ranges from intense golden to garnet, depending on the proportion of the Moscato Rosa grape. The scent is delicate, distinctive and often spicy, while the taste, ranging from semi-sweet to sweet, is mellow and harmonious.

The mandatory aging period is one year, starting with November 1st of the harvesting year.

The wine combines perfectly with dessert and pastries.

Overall, there are 12 types of the dessert wine Trentino Superiore Vendemmia Tardiva DOC available.

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