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Kerner, Abbazia di Novacella

Kerner, Abbazia di Novacella
  • 100% Kerner
  • Soil type: Permeable morainic deposits composed of mica schist, para gneiss and quartzite
  • 650-800m elevation
  •  South, south-east, south-west orientation
  • Vinified and aged six months in stainless steel tanks using indigenous yeasts
  • 12,000 cases produced annually

 

Producer:
Vintage:
2019
Country:
Italy
Region:
Trentino/Alto Adige
Appellation:
Alto Adige DOC
Variety:
Kerner
Color:
White
Farming Practice:
Practicing Organic

Press & Reviews

Wine Enthusiast

Score:
91
Date:
2020-07-01
Review:
Enticing aromas suggesting ripe yellow stone fruit, dried Alpine herb, eucalyptus and white rose waft out of the glass. On the linear palate, a smoky mineral note accompanies ripe apricot and grapefruit while vibrant acidity gives it great tension.

James Suckling

Score:
92
Date:
2020-08-10
Review:
Aromas of smoke, ash and limes follow through to a medium body with an intense core of flavor at the end and creamy texture that is frame by energetic acidity. Really well done. Drink now.

Terroir Sense

Score:
90
Date:
2021-03-20
Review:
Deep medium red. Candied raspberry, blood orange, peach, licorice and white pepper. Then ripe and showy, but with good juiciness and lift to the sweetly ripe red fruit, citrus peel and floral flavours that carry through on the explosive aftertaste. Drinking window: 2025-2035