Name: Buchholz is the name of a steep single site at an altitude of 440 to 500 meters above the small town of Salorno in the southernmost part of South Tyrol. Due to an optimum sun exposure, the grapes on the 25 to 60-year-old vines can ripen slowly and bring out this delicate Pinot Nero. Label: Perkeo was the court jester and cupbearer of Kurfürst Philip von der Pfalz and responsible for the wine stock. According to legend, little man from Salorno was able to finish the big barrel, which held about 200.000 litres, in one go. But once he got very sick, the doctor advised him to drink a glass of water. After the first sip of water, he has fallen dead according the legend.
Name: As the name suggests, the grapes come from older vines that are partially over 80-years-old. Label: It shows a combination of its place of origin and a bottle. The vineyards for this Vernatsch are located in special sites of Breitbach, a smaller part of the village Cortaccia. There can be found impressive large cypresses in the middle of the vineyard.
Young, fresh and dynamic! This slogan joins the white and red wines of this line. An appealing freshness as well as the balance of elegance and aromatic notes promise an easy drinking pleasure. The Pinot Nero Mont Mès is characterised by delicate notes of cherries and red berries.
Since 1989 the Burgum Novum label represents the premium wines of Castelfeder. These wines are the maximum expression of intense work and care from the vineyard to the cellar, grown in the most prestigious vineyards in South Tyrol. After a careful aging process in small oak barrels for 18 months, all Riserva wines age for another 12 months in the bottle before being released. The Chardonnay Riserva together with the Pinot Nero Riserva is called on of the top wines of Castelfeder. It stands out with its elegance, depth and structure.
Since 1989 the Burgum Novum label represents the premium wines of Castelfeder. These wines are the maximum expression of intense work and care from the vineyard to the cellar, grown in the most prestigious vineyards in South Tyrol. After a careful aging process in small oak barrels for 18 months, all Riserva wines age for another 12 months in the bottle before being released. The Lagrein Riserva grows only in the most selected vineyards and the grape variety is one of the flagships of South Tyrol. This powerful wine combines tradition with elegance.
Name: Glen is the most historically significant vineyard site of the winery. Its founder Alfons Giovanett has invested in this special location already since 1969. The afternoon sun, the special conglomerate soil of loam, limestone, and porphyry, as well as the micro-vinification at these altitudes of 450-790 m provide ideal conditions for this harmonious Pinot Nero. Label: It shows the disused railway bridge of the Val di Fiemme in Glen – as a symbol of departure, mobilisation, and industrialisation. Today it is an accessible observation point with a unique view of Bolzano and the entire Bassa Atesina region. 85 % of the vineyards of South Tyrol can be seen from here.
Name: Mazon is known as the Grand Cru of Italian Pinot Nero and located above Egna/Neumarkt at 300-450 metres above sea level. The vineyard is exposed to North West and the vines benefit from the long evening sun as well as of cool fall winds. The deeper position and the special clones planted in this vineyard bring out a very complex and structured Pinot Nero. Label: It shows the ruins of Kaldiff Castle near the vineyards. Legend tells that several treasures are buried there and guarded by two huge dogs with fiery eyes. This castle was built around 1200 and inhabited by the Lords of Enn until the castle decayed after a great fire.
Vigna Villa Karneid: The grapes for these terroir wines grow on the single vineyard Vigna Villa Karneid near Salorno in the most southern part of South Tyrol. This growing area belongs to the oldest and most traditional areas of the wine region. This Chardonnay Vigna Villa Karneid is made of 100 % Chardonnay and stands out with its intensive bouquet and its complex structure. It is a very versatile wine with a great potential for ageing.
Name: The vineyard where the grapes of this Pinot Grigio grow is called “15” and the name refers to the position plan of the vineyards in this village. Label: It shows a drawn sketch of the vineyard with the characteristic mountain in the background.
This wine is typical for South Tyrol and the expression of a special production of a great autochthonous grape variety. The grapes are carefully destemmed and slowly pressed. The short contact with the berry skins brings the colour into the must and we get a bright rose wine. Name: The name Rosato refers to the rose-coloured wine. Label: It shows a rose and refers to the floral notes as well as the rose colour of the Lagrein Rosato.
Lagrein is one of the indigenous grape varieties of South Tyrol. The vine prefers warm, sunny places as on the valley floor. It grows best on alluvial gravel soils. The best areas for Lagrein can be found near Bolzano and Egna, where the grapes for our Lagrein Rieder come from. Name: One of our vineyards planted with Lagrein in Bolzano is called “Rieder”. Label: It shows a part of the remarkable boarder wall of our vineyard in Egna.
Names: The name Raif derives from the high, cool areas of this Sauvignon, in South Tyrolean dialect named "die Raifen". Label: The label shows the distinctive leaf of the Sauvignon vine.
Name: In local dialect „Lahn“ means avalanche. Some time ago near in the mountains near to the vineyards a mudslide went adrift and that is why the wine from these vineyards is called “Lahn”. Label: It shows a rock-hewn fountain next to the vineyard.
Name: „Vom Lehm“ means the loamy soil on which the grapes for this Gewürztraminer bring out best results. Label: Shows the development from the loamy soils to the vine and to the final wine in the glass.
Since 1989 the Burgum Novum label represents the premium wines of Castelfeder. These wines are the maximum expression of intense work and care from the vineyard to the cellar, grown in the most prestigious vineyards in South Tyrol. After a careful aging process in small oak barrels for 18 months, all Riserva wines age for another 12 months in the bottle before being released. The flagship of the winery, the Pinot Nero Riserva stands out with its berry scent and its grapes grow on mineral-rich clay soil. Besides the Chardonnay Riserva it is the top wine of Castelfeder.
„Tecum“ (Latin: with you, together) is the expression of balance, elegance and harmony. The grapes for this cool and mineral Pinot Bianco grow in the single site vineyard Buchholz with an altitude of 600 m, above Salorno. This site is located on the cooler, eastern side of the Bassa Attesina region and is characterised by a mineral soil of dolomite rock. After its maturation in wooden barrels for 12 months the wine gets 12 more months in the bottle to evolve its structure and complex aromas. “N.D.T.” (niente di troppo) which means “from nothing too much” can be found on the label and expresses the philosophy of this wine. The Tecum is exclusively bottled in Magnum bottles and since the vintage 2017 every bottle is numbered by hand.
Name: The name „Vom Stein“ refers to the soil structure of the vineyards of this Pinot Bianco. Their soil is dominated by dolomite limestone which give this wine its fine structure, elegance and freshness. Label: It shows the development from the soil over the vine to the finished wine.