Galea Vernatsch • Schiava

Galea Vernatsch • Schiava

With a bouquet revealing cherry, almond and violets, a robust elegance, fine freshness and harmonious finish, this original South Tyrolean is a delightful and highly quaffable wine. Grown on 100-year old vines in St. Magdalena, the Vernatsch Galea finds its ideal partner in dishes of the traditional South Tyrolean cuisine and, when cooled, in fish.
St. MagdalenaItalien / Italia / Italy
GrapeVernatsch (Schiava)
VineyardSt. Magdalena
SoilPorphyry gravel
Aged in8 months big oak barrel
Serving temperature14-16 °C
Aging potential3-6 years
St. Magdalena
South Tyrol’s oldest regional red grape variety, the Vernatsch or Schiava, finds its traditional location in St. Magdalena near Bozen (Bolzano). The steep slopes of this vineyard with its porphyry gravel soils are home to the various sub-varieties of the Vernatsch.
Other wines from this area
  • Edelvernatsch • Schiava
  • Grauvernatsch • Schiava
  • St. Magdalener
St. Magdalena