The Riesling vine produces its best fruit in cooler climates. This is why this variety has become especially popular in Germany, where it takes up a fifth of all cultivated land, but like all varieties of grapevines that thrive in porous, mineral-rich soils which allow for good aeration and cool nights, the Riesling is right at home in Italy's northernmost vineyards at Bressanone.
Therefore, the cultivation of this variety has increased notably in northern Italy. The reasons for this increase in production are the quality of the grape and the search for our own regionally characteristic Riesling. These wines identify themselves through an ethereal fragrance and lively taste.
Florian Rabanser distills an equally captivating Riesling grappa of outstanding quality the Riesling pomace acquired Köferer Hof in Novacella.
Stylistics: The multifaceted fruit scent of the Riesling is also present in this grappa. It has notes of peach, apricot, quince, and green apple. It tastes full-bodied and characteristic, at the same time, it is surprisingly smooth.
For the production of this liqueur, we various herbs deriving our wildflower meadows, which are sited at the altitudes of 1000 to 1300 meters. The herbs are left to infuse for approximately 45 days: the infusion is cold so that the active ingredients and properties of the raw materials could be preserved. The scent of this infusion is reminiscent of that one of the freshly harvested hay, and the taste is intense, herbaceous and persistent.
In the "Old" line of products you will find a brandy and two grappas, which have their time spent in the barriques to thank for their aroma, style, and deep, warm color.
In the "Old" line of products you will find a brandy and two grappas, which have their time spent in the barriques to thank for their aroma, style, and deep, warm color. Purist Florian Rabanser uses small oak barrels, which were previously used by the winemakers of Austrian Burgenland in the manufacturing of their sweet wines, for storage during the maturing process.
Smelling of grapes, fresh, slight Pronounced varietal fullness, tepid with dry spices and pleasant acidity.
Just like the wine, the Kerner Grappa the distillery Zu Plun smells very conservative, low-key. On the palate though, it is dry, full-bodied, and very present. In the end, this distillation exhibits a typical profile with a taste similar to nutmeg.