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Pinot Nero
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Pinot Nero
2005
 
Medium ruby color. Perfumed nose of pure raspberry with a hint of jasmine. A nice crisp backbone of acidity balances the ripe, juicy fruit. Low to medium level of silky tannins, medium+ body and a long finish. Very good slightly chilled!
Year2005
Alcohol12.5 %
Size0.75 l.
TypeWine
ClassificationIGT
GrapePinot Noir (Pinot Nero)
TasteA round, velvety wine, well structured with a long elegant finish.
ColourA deep ruby red.
NoseRaspberries and marasca cherries.
AccompaniesA great match for foul and delicate meat dishes.
Temperature18c
 
TCD OPINION
 
Good vintage, great producer and fantastic value.
The standard Pinot bottling from Franz Haas still regularly hits the 90+ points with Parker. For price vs quality this is probably the best Pinot we sell.

TCD Score: 91/100
91 points for a smooth and giving Pinot Nero, flavourful and expressive.

Robert Parker Score91/100
Gambero Rosso Score2/3
 
 
Franz Haas
 
Franz Haas wines are from the German speaking south Tyrol/Alto Adige region of Italy bordering Austria. The Franz Haas estate is located almost exactly half way between Trento and Bolzano just off the E45. The Alto Adige has a growing reputation for excellence in both red and white wines with rising popularity in the the native Lagrein, as well as excellent production of international varietals like Gewürztraminer, Chardonnay, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and even some zippy Pinot Neros.

Franz Haas produces eleven high quality red, white and blended wines at a fair price point which is why we've decided to add this producer at the Cellar Door. Perhaps not the most famous or prestigious producer, that accolade would go to the likes off Hoffstatter, Lageder or Manincor, Franz Haas represents QPR and joins Michael Eppan for our Trentino/Alto Adige range.

Of these eleven wines I believe the best value comes from the Pinot Nero (2 bottlings) the Traminer Aromatico (Gewürztraminer) and the superb blend, perhaps the best value white blend of the region, the Manna.

Manna, named after Franz Haas wife, Luisa (Manna, obviously) is a blend of Chardonnay, Riesling, Sauvignon and late harvest Gewürztraminer. The wine shows telling minerality and is an award winning effort year on year with GR and a consistent 88-90 point wine. In the red corner, it is the Pinot Nero, both the standard bottling and the excellent Schweizer (produced only in the best vintages) that deserve your full quaffing attention.

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Montagna
 
Trentino Alto Adige
 
Trentino Alto Adige
Trentino Alto Adige

 

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