Weissburgunder Pinot Bianco Hofstätter 2018

This white wine, produced in the heart of Alto Adige by one of the best companies in the area, has a noticeable balance, and a flowery aroma that is warm and long-lasting
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TypeWhite Wines
RegionTrentino-Alto Adige
Wine zoneAlto Adige
Appellation or VinePinot Bianco
CompositionPinot Bianco 100%
Alcoholic Content13.5
Bottle typeBorgognona
Content (cl)75
Glass typeBurgundy White
This wine is the valued result of the careful and exclusive selection of Pinot Bianco variety grapes, grown in rows running from the east to the west on slopes at Termeno and Cortaccia. The grapes are lightly crushed and separated from the sediments by natural precipitation. The must is then left to ferment under controlled temperatures of 20 degrees centigrade. Ageing then takes place for five months in rustproof steel barrels under a constant cellar temperature of 15 degrees centigrade. The wine has a very clean straw-yellow colour of medium intensity. Its aroma is warm, flowery and long-lasting. It has a distinctly acidy taste that is a good indication of the capacity for the wine to evolve, and is remarkably well-balanced.

The producer

For a century, the name Hofstatter has been associated by connoisseurs with a producer of excellent wines in Alto Adige. It was Josef Hofstatter who laid the foundations on which the company has been built. He was actually a blacksmith, but he also produced home-made wine for his wife, Maria. Producing home-made wine was, in fact, quite common at the time. His love of wine came from these origins. It was not long before he abandoned his profession to dedicate himself with passion, talent and common sense to wine-making. And so, before long Josef Hofstatter wines became famous in Italy and abroad with a client base that gets larger year by year. After the death of Josef in 1942, the company passed on to his descendant Konrad Oberhofer and his wife, Luise. Konrad Oberhofer was perfectly aware of the potential of the family's vines. He was one of the first in Alto Adige to begin harvesting and making-wine separately, vine by vine, and to put these wines on the market, not as an anonymous product, but as wine with different denominations (the "Crus"). In 1959 Konrad's daughter, Sieglinde, married the wine-maker Paolo Foradori, whose family had been successfully dedicated to wine-making at Mazon near Egna for decades. With this marriage the best vineyards in Bassa Atesina were united. Termeno and Mazon therefore became the foundations on which, today more than ever, the company and the family stand. Management of the vineyards and the cellars has now been passed on to the fourth generation, Martin Foradori, whose young man's impulses and desire for innovation draw on nearly a century of experience.

Best with

This wine is excellent with antipasta, fish dishes, and vegetable soups.

How to serve it

The wine should be served at 13 degrees centigrade in clear, transparent crystal goblets.

How to keep

This is not a wine to age for a very long time and should therefore be drunk within a maximum of three or four years of purchase. The bottles should be laid horizontally in a cool, dark, humid wine-cellar.


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