Kerner

Südtirol • Alto Adige DOC

Kerner is a hybrid of Schiava Grossa and Riesling which was first cultivated in Weinsberg, Germany around 1930. The variety does best on very light, gravelly and sandy soils at higher elevations of the middle reaches of the Isarco Valley, which is a very sunny location

Grape varietyKerner
Cultivating areaSteep sun-blessed slopes in the Isarco Valley and on the Renon at about 600 to 800 meters a.s.l.
Harvest dateBeginning October
VinificationThe carefully selected grapes are gently pressed and fermented in stainless steel tanks at a controlled temperature. Stainless steel is also used for maturation to keep the wine fresh and crisp.
Tasting notesColor: straw yellow with green hues
Aroma: intensive, light note of nutmeg, aromatic, fruity with notes of peach, apricot and mandarin orange
Taste: dry, full-flavored and juicy
Food pairingLight starters, cold meats, egg and mushroom dishes, freshwater fish and steamed seafood, also outstanding as an aperitif
Alcohol: 14% vol*Residual sugar : 5,0 g/l*

* Depending on the year, the analytical values ​​may vary slightly