Bianco Riserva 'LR' Colterenzio 2018

Bianco Riserva LR is the most important and prestigious white wine of the Colterenzio winery, inspired by the legendary figure of Luis Raifer, soul of the winery that led it to success. It is made from a blend of Chardonnay, Pinot Bianco and Sauvignon and is aged in wood for a year and another 3 years in the bottle. With an elegant, creamy and round body, seductive and deep, it is characterized by a rich and intense bouquet of honey, cooked apples, exotic fruit, light spices and touches of cocoa butter

98.00 €
Immediate availability

Characteristics

Denomination

Alto Adige/Sudtirol DOC

Grape varieties

Chardonnay, Pinot Bianco, Sauvignon

Category

White Wines

Region

Alto Adige (Italy)

Alcohol content

14.5%

Bottle size

75 cl Bottle

Vineyards

From 400-550 metres above sea level

Vinification

Alcoholic fermentation at controlled temperature

Aging

12 months in wooden barrels and then at least 3 years in the bottle

Additional notes

Contains sulfites

Awards and accolades

Veronelli
2017
96 / 100
Robert Parker
2016
95 / 100
James Suckling
2016
94 / 100

2016: 'Best italian White Wine of Italy' by 2021 Veronelli Guide

To enjoy it at its best

Serving temp.
12°-14°C
When to open
To enjoy it at its best, we recommend you to let the wine 'breathe' at least 1 or 2 hours before serving
Glass
Large goblet
Large goblet

Perfect for white wines with good structure and intensity, which need oxygenation to open up and develop their intense and complex aromas

When to drink

When to drink

Evolving

Wine good to drink now, but that can have a beautiful evolution after resting for a while in your cellar

You can cellar it for over 10 years

WHITE WINE BIANCO RISERVA 'LR' COLTERENZIO 2018 DESCRIPTION

Colour Intense gold

Scent Notes of honey, cooked fruit, vanilla, exotic fruit, white pepper and mineral puffs

Taste Deep, round, of great character and elegance, with a very long persistence

producer: Colterenzio

Main wines
Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Lagrein, Pinot Bianco, Gewurztraminer
Foundation year
1960
Hectares of vineyards
300
Winery-owned grapes
100%
Annual production
1.900.000 bt
Enologist
Martin Lemayr
Address
Cantina Colterenzio, Strada del Vino, 8 - 39057 Appiano (BZ)

Perfect to drink with

  • Blue Cheese
  • Aged Cheese
  • White Meat Stew
  • Pasta-Tomato Fish Sauce
  • Fish Soup with Tomato