The grapes to produce Pinot Grigio Alto Adige DOC Tramin were gently pressed immediately upon arrival at the winery. Fermentation took place in small temperature controlled stainless steel tank at 19°C. Pinot Grigio Alto Adige DOC Tramin went through partial malolactic conversion. It was matured in stainless steel vats, retaining both freshness and purity of fruit.
The grapes are grown in 14 hectares of vineyards across three areas: near Montan, Egna and Tramin. Alto Adige is a dynamic wine growing region in northern Italy that combines a brisk Alpine climate, mountain viticulture and complex geology, with the brilliance of Mediterranean sunshine. The grapes come from vineyards planted in calcareous clay, limestone and gravel soils.
Cantina Tramin was founded in 1898 and has 310 member winegrowers who follow its strict directives on the cultivation of the vines. The vineyards are an integral part of the enchanting and picturesque landscape of the Alto-Adige region of Northern Italy and cover 260 hectares situated on the sunny slopes of the region at altitudes ranging from 250 to 850 metres above sea level. In 2011, Cantina Tramin gained the “Double Stella” award. This is given to a winery for achieving the prestigious “3 Bicchieri” 20 times and is awarded by the Gambero Rosso.