RS Lagrein Kurzstiel K Session three
RS Lagrein Kurzstiel K Session three

Wines and grape varieties

Numerous grape varieties are cultivated on an area of 4,000 ha, spread over the 16 villages along the South Tyrolean Wine Road.

Grape and wine varieties are far from being congruent, as high-quality grapes can also be used for interesting wine blends, called Cuvée (a French term, from the Latin "cūpa" = barrel). These mixtures of different wine varieties are renowned far and wide. In this case, new high-level taste experiences are the aim of all wine cellar masters - and, of course, a creative challenge for them.

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    Chardonnay

    Chardonnay, one of the most popular white wines, is excellent as an aperitif and…
  2. RS Gewuerztraminer Session three

    Gewürztraminer

    The white wine variety Gewürztraminer, which made the name of Termeno known…
  3. RS Muscadelle Session three

    Yellow Muscat

    Moscato giallo, an autochthonous Italian grape variety, is known for its golden…
  4. RS Kerner

    Kerner

    The white grape variety Kerner, a cross of Trollinger and Riesling, is cultivated…
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    Müller-Thurgau

    Müller-Thurgau or Rivaner, a white wine variety, is today considered the most…
  6. RS Riesling

    Riesling

    It is said, that Riesling wines reflect the characteristics of their place of…
  7. RS C Sauvignon blanc

    Sauvignon blanc

    Sauvignon blanc, after Chardonnay the most widespread white wine variety worldwide,…
  8. RS Silvaner

    Sylvaner

    Sylvaner or Silvaner, an autochthonous Austrian grape variety, is one of the oldest…
  9. RS Pinot Gris Session three

    South Tyrolean Pinot gris

    Pinot Grigio, a white wine variety, has a very smooth and pleasant flavour and goes…
  10. RS weinberge

    Veltliner

    Green Veltliner, a white grape variety mainly grown in the Valle Isarco valley, has…
  11. RS Pinot Blanc LB Session three

    Pinot blanc

    On the South Tyrolean Wine Road, the white grape variety Pinot blanc finds the best…
  12. RS Riesling Italico Session three

    Welschriesling

    In South Tyrol, Welschriesling or Riesling Italico, a white grape variety, is only…
  13. RS pinot noir blauburgunder Kl Session three

    Pinot noir

    The first-class red grape variety Pinot noir or Pinot nero is known as the “King of…
  14. RS Cabernet franc Session three

    Cabernet Franc

    The red grape variety Cabernet Franc is less widespread than the better-known…
  15. RS Cabernet Sauvignon Session three

    Cabernet Sauvignon

    With a total cultivation area of 288,781 ha, Cabernet Sauvignon is the most-grown…
  16. RS Lagrein Langsitiel K Session three

    Lagrein

    Red and rosè wines - named Lagrein Kretzer or Lagrein Rosato - are produced from…
  17. RS Merlot Kl Session three

    Merlot

    Merlot or Merlot noir is the second most cultivated red grape variety after…
  18. RS Vernatsch gross Session three

    Vernatsch

    The autochthonous Vernatsch grape is one of the most frequently grown and most…
  19. RS Malvasier weiss Istriana Session three

    South Tyrolean Malvasia

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    South Tyrolean Muscat Rose

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