The variety Kerner is a hybrid of Schiava and Riesling, first cultivated at the viticultural school of Weinsberg, Germany in 1930. The vines thrive on the light, gravelly and sandy soils of the Isarco river valley. The local and highly beneficial microclimate is formed by steep slopes, a lot of sunshine and cool temperatures at night
Grape variety: Kerner
Cultivating area: Steep, sun-exposed slopes on Renon at 600 – 800 m
Harvest date: Beginning of October
Vinification: Gentle pressing and fermentation in stainless steel; maturation in stainless steel to keep the wine fresh and crisp
Color: Straw yellow with shades of green
Aroma: Intense, light nutmeg aroma, scent of peach, apricot and tangerine
Flavor: dry, crisp and juicy
Serving temperature: 8-10 °C
Food pairing: Pair with light appetizers, egg or mushroom dishes. Excellent with freshwater fish and steamed seafood or when enjoyed as an aperitif
Allergic-Info: This wine can contain sulfites
Alcoholic content: 13.00 %
yr. 2019 Wine Enthusiast:
91 of 100 Points.
"Wine Enthusiast" has rated the wine "Cantina-Kellerei Bozen Kerner Sudtirol - Alto Adige" from the vintage 2019 on 01.09.2021 with 91 of 100 points.
"Aromas of citrus, white spring flower and wet stone lead the nose. Chiseled and focused, the savory, vibrant palate offers juicy grapefruit, apricot and saline mineral notes alongside crisp acidity. Kerin O'Keefe"
yr. 2016 Wine Enthusiast:
88 of 100 Points.
"Wine Enthusiast" has rated the wine "Cantina-Kellerei Bozen Kerner Sudtirol - Alto Adige" from the vintage 2016 on 01.09.2018 with 88 of 100 points.
"Enticing scents of citrus and yellow stone fruit lead the nose. On the full-bodied palate, a hint of nutmeg backs up yellow peach and white grapefruit alongside tangy acidity. Kerin O'Keefe"