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WA 89

Quick Overview

Kerner is a grape clone created in the late sixties by cross-breeding a white grape and a red one: Riesling and Schiava...

Product Overview

Kerner is a grape clone created in the late sixties by cross-breeding a white grape and a red one: Riesling and Schiava (Trollinger in German). The name given to the grape rather than originating from its creator or a particular region, has a more vernacular origin: herr Kerner was a jolly German composer of drinking songs in the 19th century! Pacherhof is a small biodinamic producer nestled in the Alps, just a stone throw away from the Austrian border; the people of Alto Adige still sing happy drinking songs, in Italian, but with a heavy German accent...

Wine Details

Bottle Size 750ml
Vintage 2007
Varietal Kerner
Producer Pacherhof
Region Trentino-Alto Adige
Appellation No
Color White
Future Arrival No
Country Italy
Featured Product No
Price $32.00

Wine Advocate (WA) Review

WA 89
The 2007 Kerner is the most complete of these offerings. It combines the minerality that is such a prominent feature of whites from Alto Adige with an additional dimension of sweetness and fullness on the palate.
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