2012 Garlider Sylvaner Alto Adige-Südtirol

SKU #1275059 Robert Parker's Wine Advocate

 The 2012 Alto Adige Valle Isarco Sylvaner (with a glass cork) delivers musky aromas of lavender soap, white flower and jasmine potpourri. There’s a distant note of petroleum at the back. In line with the grape’s natural characteristics, the mouthfeel is fatty, soft and thick. (ML)  (9/2014)

K&L Notes

Christian Kerschbaumer is a young winemaker and proprietor Weingut Garlider in Alto Adige's Eisack Valley. English wine writer and critic Stuart Pigott writes: "His white wines are of a very special class. The Sylvaner has a creaminess, saltiness and freshness, which gives the palate an unusual vibrating experience for this variety." Garlider's Sylvaner is a greenish yellow with a fruit-driven nose with a freshness similar to fresh hay. Tones of peach and gooseberry fill out the palate. Try it with fish or asparagus dishes for classic experience of this special varietal.

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