VARIETY: 100% Vinschgau Kerner
NAME: Kerner Sonnenberg
VINEYARD: Schloss Kasten 600 m
AGE OF WINE: 12 years
VINE CULTIVATION: Guyot (Wire-frame)
YIELD: 60 hl/ha
HARVEST: End of September
AGING: Cold maceration for 15 hours. Alcoholic fermentation in controlled temperature in stainless steel tanks. Later storage on yeast for about 6 months.
VINTNERS COMMENT: This Kerner is a classy and spicy white wine. It's colour shimmers stramineous with greenish reflexes in the glas. The taste is tender with an influence of peach and nutmeg. The mouth feel is full and strong.
Allergic-Info: This wine can contain sulfites
Alcoholic content: 12.00 %
The Merano Burggräfler Winery is one of the oldest wineries in South Tyrol and was founded in 1901. It is located in the city of Merano in the heart of the Burggrafenamt, a historic region in South Tyrol. Today, the winery is one of the most important wine producers in South Tyrol and has earned an excellent reputation for the quality of its wines.
The Burggräfler Winery owns more than 380 hectares of vineyards located on the slopes of the Burggrafenamt. The vineyards range in altitude 250 to 850 metres above sea level and offer a variety of soil types, slate to limestone to porous dolomite rock. The winery works closely with the winegrowers of the region and focuses on sustainable vineyard management.
The product range of the Burggräfler Winery in Merano includes a wide range of wines, classic grape varieties such as Chardonnay, Pinot Grigio and Pinot Nero to autochthonous grape varieties such as Lagrein and Vernatsch. Particularly noteworthy is the Merano Pinot Nero, which is considered one of the best Pinot Noir in Italy and has won several awards. The wines of the winery are characterised by their freshness, elegance and complexity and reflect the terroir of the Burggrafenamt.
The Burggräfler Winery in Merano is proud to present its wines all over the world and has established an international distribution network. The winery relies on modern cellar technology and works closely with renowned wine experts to continuously improve the quality of its wines.
Overall, the Burggräfler Winery in Merano is an outstanding wine producer in South Tyrol, known for its high-quality wines and passion for viticulture. The winery has successfully established itself on the national and international market and is an important ambassador for the wine culture of South Tyrol.
This wine prevails with its intensive, unmistakable taste and its racy character. It is an excellent aperitif, also an ideal accompaniment for fish, seafood and spicy or rich appetizers.
Colour: pale straw yellow with green reflexes. Aroma: multi-layered, intensive with fruity tones of ripe apple and an exotic touch of grapefruit, somewhat nutty, tangy with notes of white pepper. Taste: substantial and full of pedigree and elegance, creamy structure, salty and minerally, harmonic and inviting, long, juicy and fresh finish