PALAI – MÜLLER THURGAU
Grape variety: Müller Thurgau
Vineyard situation: In the locality of Palai at 550–750 meter above sea level with South-East exposure, somewhat windy position due to the influence of the “Ora” from Lake Garda (a wind that comes from the nearby famous lake). del Garda (wind that originates from the nearby large lake).
Training system: “pergoletta trentina aperta” white a vine density of 6500 plants for hectare and Guyot (6200 plants for hectare).
Soil: as regrads the geomorphological Faedo is located between the Permian formation of the porphyritic platform (volcanic rock) and drifts of sandstones, siltstones, marls, limestones and dolomite.
The soil is changeable in the depth from 30 to 100 centimeters, it’s muddy-calcareous and on a marly conglomerate.
Hectare production: 80-90 q.li
Life of wine: it is a wine that should be consumed young but there is no lack of exciting results even after 5/10 years of aging.
Type of bottle: Bordeaux bottle in cartons of 6 bottles and half (0.375 lt).
The colour is pale straw/yellow with greenish reflections. The bouquet is intensely aromatic with hints of peach and citrusy notes of lemon.
Due to the microclimatic characteristics of Palai, an area where the Müller Thurgau vineyards are concentrated, Faedo is to be considered among the most representative in the production of this wine in Italy with areas such as Valley of Cembra and Valle Isarco. To preserve the varietal characters (natural aromas and antioxidants) the grapes are processed in hyper-reduction (absence of oxygen), a technique developed and patented in the company.