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Erbhof Unterganzner

The estate is located in the municipality of Kardaun (Cardano) on the eastern edge of the Bozen basin at 285 m above sea level in the Italian wine-growing sector South-Tirol (Region Trentino-Alto Adige ). The entire vineyard is surrounded by a water wall dating from 1779, which protects against dangerous floods. The company has the Pergelkultur with a high number of stocks per hectare paired with low yields thin out and grapes division prescribed up to 60% of the grapes. The natural, gentle vineyard care is based on the principle of producing high-quality grapes. The use of artificial fertilizers and chemical weed killers is avoided. The vineyards are not completely cleared, but only partly by young ones cuttings added to achieve a high vine age.

The vineyards cover 9.5 hectares of vineyards. It will be the white varieties Chardonnay and Sauvignon Blanc, as well as the red wine varieties Lagrein, different types of Vernatsch ( schiava ) Cabernet Sauvignon. Merlot. Petit Verdot and Cabernet Franc cultured. For the most important Lagrein variety, decades of selective work have resulted in high-quality vine derivatives. The gentle Press takes place partly by means of Whole bunch pressing, Depending on the type of wine, the wines are aged in steel tanks, traditional wooden barrels, concrete barrels or French barriques. The product range includes several South Tyrol DOC wines like Lagrein Kretzer and St. Magdalener, as well as IGT wines. The winery is a member of Free wine growers in South Tyrol and Ars Tirolensis.

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