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Maso Cantanghel

Lavis,
Trentino Alto Adige, Italy

About the producer

Small but mighty, Maso Cantanghel is one Trentino’s most exciting wine producers, crafting white and red wine with remarkable character and elegance. Young and talented Federico Simoni, currently cultivates 12 hectares in several different vineyards across different terroirs that range from 400 to 800 meters. The Vigna Cantanghel Pinot Nero comes from a single vineyard of limestone situated at an altitude of 500 meters in the field-stone encircled Cantanghel vineyard in the foothills of Lagorai mountains. It is slowly being considered one of Italy’s finest examples of elegant Pinot Nero.

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The Vigna Caselle Gewurztraminer is another cru that maintains the freshness of the 600 meter location, but also with power that comes from one few areas of clay in the mountains. SotSas is an alpine blend of Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc and Pinot Bianco, that perhaps most tastes of the mountain viticulture of the area- fresh, powerful, complex, but all in an easy-drinking glass.

In the Vineyard

Organic biodynamic practices

The winery is certified Organic

Total area under vine

12 Hectares

Location of vineyards

Lavis, Trento, Cembra, Pergine Valsugana, Civezzano

Soil details

Limestone, sand and volcanic rock

In the Cellar

Fermentation practices

Temperature controlled fermentation in stainless steel, French and Austrian oak (depending on the wine)

Yeast utilized

Natural yeasts specifically selected from local surroundings

Filtration stabilization

Paper filtration and bentonite stabilization

Fermentation & aging vessels

Fermentation and aging takes place in a combination of stainless steel, French and Austrian oak, details differ for each individual wine

Additional notes

Winemaker

Federico Simoni & Maurizio Iachemet

Winemaking style

Federico strives to capture the purest single vineyard expressions from each grape variety, looking to the land to speak for itself.

Wines produced

Pinot Grigio Trentino, Sauvignon Blanc Trentino, Gewurztraminer Trentino Vigna Caselle, Sotsas Vigneti delle Dolomiti, Pinot Nero Trentino, Pinot Nero Trentino Vigna Cantanghel, Taja Preda Vigneti delle Dolomiti

Total production

Depending on the vintage, roughly 60,000 bottles are produced

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