Sauvignon Alto Adige Doc 2021 – Rottensteiner

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Vintage: 2021
Pairing: Meat-based appetizers, Fish-based appetizers, Fish-based main dishes
Alcohol: 13,93%Vol.

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Product sheet

Product sheet
Wine typeWhite Wine
Bottle size0.75
Variety100% Sauvignon Blanc
Serve at8-10°C
Cultivation systemGuyot.
VinificationThe control of the fermentation temperature is even more important for Sauvignon than it is for most of the other varieties, as well as avoiding malolactic fermentation and oxidation processes. After fermentation at 19°C, the Sauvignon maturates in stainless steel tanks.
Yield6.000 l/ha.
Storage2-3 years.
Acidity6,41 g/l.
Residual Sugar3,4 g/l.
Other curiosities

It is well known that Appiano is very suitable for the cultivation of Sauvignon. Our Sauvignon is characterised by sapidity, freshness, the fine aromaticity and its typical notes of paprika and elder.

The Sauvignon is good as an aperitif, with not too heavy starters and most fish dishes. Sauvignon combined with asparagus is a speciality in the region. Therefore the Sauvignon is also called “Spargelwein” (Wine for Asparagus).

150 years ago, Archduke Johann of Austria brought this variety to South Tyrol. In the meantime this variety is homelike in the whole region.


The Sauvignon is the youngest offspring in our cellars. It was planted in the year 2001 by one of our best winegrowers in Missiano near Appiano and in 2003 the first grapes came to the winery.