Elena Walch Beyond the Clouds 2014
From perhaps Italy’s most famous woman winemaker, one of Italy’s best white wines. Period. Big, rich and satisfying and quickly becoming realized as one of the best whites in Alto Adige. Elena walch married into one of Alto Adige's premier family-run wine estates. The estate was established in 1869 and is known for producing award winning white and red wines. An architect, by trade, Elena took over vineyard and winemaking operations for the family's prestigious vineyards and has taken to designing top quality wines with amazing aromatics and concentrated fruit character. By deliberately reducing vineyard yields she has increased the intensity of the fruit, giving feet to her philosophy that, The complexity and the quality has to be in the fruit itself, oak is only used to complement the fruit.