The Teroldego Rotaliano PDO is reserved for the following typologies of wine: Red and Rosé (Kretzer).
The production area of Teroldego Rotaliano PDO is within the part of Campo Rotaliano that belongs to the municipalities of Mezzolombardo, Mezzocorona and in the district of Grumo in the Municipality of S. Michele all’Adige, in the Autonomous Province of Trento.
Red (incl. Superiore, Riserva), Rosé (Kretzer): 100% Teroldego
Description of product typologies
Teroldego Rotaliano PDO Rosso (or Rubino) has an intense ruby-red colour, at times with a purple rim; the nose reveals fragrances of ripe fruit, with hints of blueberry, prune and blackcurrant and notes of cinnamon and nutmeg; it is full-bodied, harmonious and slightly bitter on the palate, with a slightly almondy flavour and pleasant tannins. It can display Superiore and Superiore Riserva on the label. Teroldego Rotaliano PDO Rosato (or Kretzer) varies from intense pink to garnet in colour; the nose offers fragrances of flowers and violet which alternate with sweet, fresh forest fruit and delicately spicy notes; it is fresh, fruity and slightly bitter on the palate, with pleasantly smooth tannins and a light almondy flavour.Teroldego Rotaliano PDO wine with a total minimum natural alcohol content of 11,5% can qualify as Superiore; if the wine has been aged for a minimum period of two years it can display Riserva on the label. The vinification processes of Teroldego Rotaliano PDO wines must take place within the production area; however, taking traditional circumstances into consideration, these operations may also be carried out within the entire territory of the Province of Trento.
The Teroldego Rotaliano PDO Rosso wine can display the specification “Rubino” (Ruby) on the label; Teroldego Rotaliano PDO Rosé must specify “Rosato” (Rosé) or “Kretzer” on the label.Teroldego Rotaliano PDO can also be accompanied by added geographical indications referring to municipalities, districts, farms and localities within the production area and from where the grapes used to produce the wine effectively originate.