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2021 Vigneti delle Dolomiti Schiava

Ferruccio Carlotto

Hailing from Italy’s northernmost region, called Alto Adige or Südtirol—depending on whether Italian or German is your first language—this Schiava is a dreamy discovery for lovers of ethereal reds with a little spice. If you’re looking for a rosso to drink at apéro hour, look no further.

Tom Wolf

$34.00
Wine Type: red
Vintage: 2021
Bottle Size: 750mL
Blend: Schiava
Appellation: Vigneti delle Dolomiti
Country: Italy
Region: Alto Adige
Producer: Ferruccio Carlotto
Winemaker: Ferruccio Carlotto
Vineyard: Planted in 2013; .15 ha
Soil: Porphyry, Limestone, Clay, Alluvial stones
Aging: Aged in stainless steel tank
Farming: Sustainable
Alcohol: 13%

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About Alto Adige

map of Alto Adige

In the heart of the Dolomites, Alto Adige is Italy’s northernmost wine region. Having changed hands multiples times in its history between Italy and the Austro-Hungarian Empire (it shares a border with Austria), it boasts strong Germanic influence on its culture, language, cuisine, as well as its wines.

The mountainous geography is the principal determinant of local winemaking styles, with the high-altitude vineyards and cool Alpine climate favoring primarily crisp, racy, aromatic whites from varieties like Kerner, Sauvignon, Müller Thurgau, and Grüner Veltliner. A Mediterranean influence on climate is channeled north up the valley until Bolzano, permitting the cultivation of certain reds as well, among which Schiava, Lagrein, Pinot Nero, and Merlot fare best.

Small growers who once sold fruit to the area’s multiple co-ops are now increasingly bottling their own wines. The arrival of many quality-oriented artisans on the scene caught our eye years ago, and we now count three estates from Südtirol, as it is also known, in our portfolio. These high-acid mountain wines make for a beautifully invigorating aperitivo with thinly sliced speck, a local specialty.

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