Abbazia di Novacella Kerner 2010

White Wine from Trentino-Alto Adige, Italy

$28.00 $19.99
Save $8.01
Item No. 113387
  • white wine
  • ST90
Style: Fruity & Smooth

Wine Style Guide

Light & Crisp

Light to medium bodied wines that are high in acid and light to medium fruit. Typically no oak.

Fruity & Smooth

Light to medium bodied wines with lots of juicy fruit, typically medium acid and medium oak.

Rich & Creamy

Full bodied wines that have typically undergone malo-lactic fermentation and/or spent time in oak.

Alcohol By Volume: 13.9%

Alcohol By Volume Guide

  • 10%
  • 16+%
Most wine ranges from 10-16% alcohol by volume. Some varietals tend to have higher (for example Zinfandel and Cabernet Sauvignon) or lower alcohol levels (Pinot Noir and many white varietals), but there is always some variation from producer to producer. Some wine falls outside of this range, for instance Port weighs in closer to 20%, while Muscat and Riesling are usually a bit below 10%.
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Winemaker's Notes

The color goes from pale straw yellow with green highlights to pale gold; fruit and citrusy aromas; fresh and full-bodied.

Perfect for antipasti, and shellfish based dishes.

Critical Acclaim

"Medium-dark yellow. Spicy, high-pitched aromas of stone fruits, flowers and nutmeg, along with more exotic notes of ginger and smoked sausage. Enters full and rich, with the sweetness of the apricot and spice flavors tempered by decent acidity and a hint of minerality. The long finish throws off waxy and floral nuances. A dash more acidity might have provided better clarity and lift, but it's a wonderful example of kerner. Abbazia di Novacella is amazingly adept at producing stellar quality entry-level kerner (and usually sylvaner too), and this vintage is no different."
90 Points

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bejabb58 - Wilkes Barre, PA (read all my reviews)

Rating:
(4/17/2012)
Style: Light & Crisp
Light, crisp and bright acidity with pronounce floral notes on both the palate and nose. Rich apricots, and light mineral presence. Definitely a sit on the porch and watch the sun set wine for early spring and the hot days of summer.
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Learn About Abbazia di Novacella Map ItMap It

The Augustinian Canons Regular monastery of Neustift is located in the northern-most winegrowing region on the southern side of the Alps. The mineral-rich soils, the elevation (1,970 ft - 2,950 ft) and the cool climate are all factors which explain the intense aromas and flavours as well as fruity, mouth-watering acidity found in our wines produced from the typical white Eisack...

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Learn About Trentino-Alto Adige

(tren-TEE-noe ahl-toe ah-DEE-jay) The area consists of the regions Trentino and Alto Adige, neighbors in Northeast Italy, and is part of the Tre-Venezie trifecta. The northernmost region of Italy is fairly hilly due its closeness to the the Alps, and many vines in Trentino are terraced along the hillsides for ideal sunlight benefits. Alto Adige, in turn, has more vines on...

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