Grapes: 100% Kerner (Riesling x Trollinger)
Age of Grapes: 10 – 35 years
Position: Muttergarten and Trifall (community Kaltern), 460 metres above sea level
Ground: very stony, lime crushed stones
Training-system: high-cordon and Guiot
Wine growing: cold maceration on the bowl, fermentation below 16 – 18°C in steel vats, 6 months storage on fine yeast. A part of the most ferments and stores in oak barrels with 500 litres.
Food recommendation: ideal as an aperitif; Seafood and Asian cuisine
Serving temperature: 11ºC – 13°C
Deion: green yellow colour; elegant fruit notes of ripe peach and apricots. While drinking it has its full-body and classy taste; it ends continuous and mineral.
yr. 2019 Wine Enthusiast:
88 of 100 Points.
"Wine Enthusiast" has rated the wine "Weingut Niklas Sudtiroler 'Luxs' Kerner" from the vintage 2019 on 01.09.2021 with 88 of 100 points.
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Colour: ruby red with violet tones Aroma: open and fruity with heart cherries and Mon Chéri pralines, a hint of cinnamon and marzipan Taste: smooth and fruity, well-structured with soft tannins, sophisticated yet invitingly drinkable with the typical lightness of a Vernatsch wine, fruity and long in the finish
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