2018 Abbazia di Novacella Kerner

- 750 ml
92
WE
Availability: In Stock
$17.99
Availability: In stock
Product ID
90386-750-AI

Wine Critic Reviews:

White rose, orange zest and alpine herb aromas make up the intense fragrance. Vibrant and focused, the racy palate delivers juicy yellow peach, tangerine and white pepper framed in crisp acidity that lends balance and tension. Editor's choice.

Wine Enthusiast | 92 WE
This is a pure and naked expression of the Kerner grape that has few parallels in northern Italy. The Abbazie di Novacella 2018 Alto Adige Valle Isarco Kerner is silky and long with pristine aromas of white flower, honey, latex rubber and more polished, glossy aromas to follow. An enthusiastic food pairing would involve some sort of Thai dish with cilantro or lemongrass flavors. An ample 140,000 bottles were produced.

Robert Parker Wine Advocate | 91 RP
Dried apple rind, dried white flowers and peaches. Medium to full body, medium acidity and a fruity finish. Drink now.

James Suckling | 90 JS

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Availability In Stock
Vintage 2018
Format 750 ml
Color White
Country Italy: What are the first things that come to mind when thinking about Italy and Italian culture? There's one thing that nearly everyone tends to mention, it's the food - and where there's fine food, there is almost always fine wine. Italy is the most prolific wine region in the world, outclassing even France in terms of production quantity. Even if you're a complete wine novice, you have almost certainly heard of names such as Barolo and Barbaresco, Italy's most famous wine styles. When it comes to soil composition and other geographical characteristics, Italy offers a lot of diversity, and this never fails to show in the wines themselves.
Producer Abbazia
Rating 92 WE
Region Trentino: The tall, steep Dolomites in the far north of Italy with their towering peaks and nearly vertical sides provide a unique cozy shelter to the long valleys situated in their foothills. There, blessed by constant warm breeze and protected from any harm lies Trentino, home to a thousands of years-long winemaking tradition. The forty-degrees warm summers in this province may surprise first-time visitors, given the dramatic terrain of the location, but you could tell that Trentino lies within a sweet spot by their legendary wines alone, without ever having been there in person to see this place in its full glory. This is further confirmed by their expertise and skill in producing a variety of excellent wines, able to enchant a diverse audience of connoisseurs. Trentino's vast pedigree has been traditionally most notable for its honey-perfumed, sparkling, Chardonnay-based wines and the classic style of their production. Besides the overachieving whites, Trentino offers a wonderful selection of red wines, made from indigenous Teroldego and Marzemino grapes, as well as some of the most renowned Bordeaux blends in Italy. Rich granite, earthy hues and unbelievably melty tannins are typical for this region. The options are many to choose from, though there's no need to limit oneself to sampling just one type of wine from this region.
Type of Wine Italy (Other): There are dozens of grape varietals grown in Italy so no wonder they produce such a broad range of most exquisite wines. Some of the most cultivated red varieties are Nebbiolo, Aglianico, Sangiovese, and Barbera, while Cabernet Franc and Cabernet Sauvignon are also popular. Among whites, you're likely to find Pinot Grigio, Trebbiano, or Vernaccia varietals.
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Varietal Kerner
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