Kurtatsch<br />2021 Müller Thurgau<br>Italy

2021 Müller Thurgau

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TYPE Dry - White
REGION Trentino-Alto Adige | Italy
GRAPES Müller Thurgau
91 points, Vinous |
91 points, James Suckling |
89 points, Wine Enthusiast |
About the Wine
Critic Reviews
91 points, James Suckling
“An attractive muller, offering sliced spiced pears and green apples with lemon rind and slate. Medium-bodied, fresh and vivid. Drink now.”

91 points, Vinous
"The 2021 Müller Thurgau is savory from the first tilt of the glass, with dusty dried flowers, wild herbs, stone dust and crushed Granny Smith aromas. This is silky in texture with a salty core of minerality that defines the wines, lifted by brisk acidity. This finishes long yet incredibly fresh, literally reverberating with spicy tension."

89 points, Wine Enthusiast
"This wine shouts “alpine” from the moment you open it, with aromas of pine, wildflowers, mint, and mixed citrus. Vibrant and fresh, the palate offers lemon and lime zest around a core of wild herbs and a kiss of minerality. — Jeff Porter"

About The Winery
Located in the foothills of the Italian Alps, Cantina Kurtatsch has produced wines guided by the unique terroir of Alto Adige since 1900. The 190-hectare property, named after the nearby town of Kurtatsch, is cooperatively owned by 190 families who share the goal of producing characterful wines of the highest quality using sustainable practices. As one of the oldest wine cooperatives in the region, invaluable knowledge of the vineyards and of every single grapevine is passed from one generation to the next. The smallholdings (1 hectare per member) make possible gentle cultivation by hand during the growing season and harvest. Cantina Kurtatsch crafts some of the best crus of the Alto Adige, taking advantage of wide-ranging soil diversity, large diurnal shifts, and the alpine-continental climate with Mediterranean influences.

Today, Kurtatsch is led by a young, dynamic, and down-to-earth team with President Andreas Kofler at the helm of the business and award-winning winemaker Othmar Dona leading the winemaking. This strong, family-oriented team continues to cultivate a special relationship with the vineyards, and to capture the true spirit of the region through a range of powerful Mediterranean wines with unmistakable alpine freshness.