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Technical Information

Wine Blend Vine Age Soil Type Vineyard Area*
Kerner
Kerner Planted between 2000 and 2015 Sandy, Granite 2.5 ha
Grüner Veltliner
Grüner Veltliner Planted between 2002 and 2015 Sandy, Granite 1.2 ha
Müller Thurgau “Sass Rigais”
Müller Thurgau Planted in 2010 Sandy, Granite 0.8 ha
Sylvaner
Sylvaner Planted in 1990 Sandy, Granite 0.3 ha
Riesling
Riesling Planted between 2008 and 2015 Sandy, Granite 0.4 ha
* "ha" = hectares; one hectare equals roughly two and a half acres

VITICULTURE / VINIFICATION

• Guyot training
• All grapes are harvested by hand and brought to the winery in crates of 200 kilos within 30 minutes
• Grapes are destemmed and gently pressed, then the must settles for 24-48 hours
• After fermentation the wines age on the fine lees for eight months
• None of the wines undergoes malolactic fermentation

Kerner:
• Vineyards sit at 660-700 meters altitude
• Controlled-temperature fermentation in stainless steel vats lasts about 10-12 days

Grüner Veltliner:
• Vineyards sit at 660-700 meters altitude
• Temperature-controlled fermentation 50% in stainless steel vats, 50% in demi-muid barrels lasts about 10-12 days

Müller Thurgau “Sass Rigais”:
• Vineyards sit at 800 meters altitude
• Controlled-temperature fermentation in stainless steel vats lasts about 10-12 days

Sylvaner:
• Vineyards sit at 660-700 meters altitude
• Controlled-temperature fermentation in stainless steel vats lasts about 10-12 days

Riesling:
• Vineyards sit at 660-700 meters altitude
• Fermentation in stainless steel vats at a controlled temperature of 16-18°C

General Information

Country
Italy
Region
Alto Adige
Appellation(s)
Alto Adige – Valle Isarco
Producer
Manni Nössing
Founded
1998
Annual Production
3750-4150 cases
Farming
Sustainable
Website
www.manninossing.it
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