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Endrizzi

The winery is located in the township San Michele all'Adige in the area Trentino in the double region Trentino-Alto Adige, The Augustinian monks founded viticulture here around 1145 and cultivated those vineyards that now belong to the estate. In 1885 it was taken over by the Endrici family (in the dialect "Endrizzi"). Francesco Endrici (great grandfather of the owners) introduced the Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot varieties at the beginning of the 20th century. Today, Dr. Paolo and Christine Endrici performed. Thomas Battisti acts as cellar master, Vito Piffer is the responsible oenologist.

The vineyards cover 55 hectares of vineyards, which are planted with the white varieties Chardonnay, Nosiola, Pinot Bianco and Pinot Grigio, as well as with the red varieties Pinot Nero, Moscato Rosa (rose muscatel), Teroldego, Lagrein, Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon. It becomes consistent Organic viticulture practiced. Worth mentioning is the settlement of songbirds in the vineyard for natural pest control.

The wines are vinified with the aim of preserving the aromatic and variety-specific properties of the grapes. Before and during the pressing process, the grapes are treated with nitrogen, cold and carbonic acid in order to prevent undesired oxidation. The white wine grapes are pressed gently with the Metodo Ganimede (special fermentation tanks) fermented. In the case of red wines, the marc through the fermentation carbonic acid in order to better trigger aromas and colors and introduce them into the wine. The product range includes the DOC wines Trentino and Teroldego Rotaliano, as well as the IGT Vigneti delle Dolomiti.

In the Tuscan area Maremma the "Serpaia di Endrizzi" winery was acquired in 2000. The vineyards cover 30 hectares of vineyards. There are no cellar facilities there, which is why the grapes are taken straight to the main estate in Trentino immediately after the harvest and processed there immediately. It will be the DOCG wine Morellino di Scansano (Morellino = Sangiovese), as well as the two red wine cuvées "Serpaiolo" and "Mèria" from the varieties Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Sangiovese.

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