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2016 Kellerei Meran Burggrafler Graf Kerner DOC
2016 Kellerei Meran Burggrafler Graf Kerner DOC

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The 2016 Kellerei Meran Burggrafler Graf Kerner DOC is made with 100 percent Kerner Grapes that are grown on limestone rich alpine soils in steep hillside vineyards outside of the town of Marlengo in the Sud Tyrol Province of the Alto Adige Region in Northern Italy. Kellerei Meran Burggrafler is a cooperative of some 380 micro farmers who own about 260 hectares of some of the best vineyards in the Southwestern Part of the Sudtirol DOC.
After hand harvesting the grapes are pressed and fermented at controlled temperatures in small stainless steel tanks where the wine rests on the lees for a period of no less than 5 months.
In the glass the wine is a bright straw yellow with hints of green color.
The nose is fresh with aromas of wild flowers, cinnamon and citrus.
In the glass its plush with flavors of tropical fruit, peaches, nutmeg, mouthwatering bright acidity and hints of flinty minerality followed by a lingering teasing finish.
This wine will pair well with White Fish, White Meat, Young & Medium Aged Cheeses, Salads and will also do well as an Aperitif Wine.

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4 of 5 From Wine Berserkers TN's May 2, 2020
Reviewer: Tom Hill from Los Alamos, NM United States  
TN: Meran Kerner Sudtirol '16....(short/boring)

#1 Post by TomHill » Sat May 02, 2020 1:20 pm
Tried this from my last EnotecaVinoNostro case:
1. Graf von Meran Kerner Dd'OC: Sudtirol/AltoAdige (14%; ToscoWines; www.kellereimeran.it/en) Kellerei Meran Burggrafler/Marlengo 2016: Med.gold color; quite fragrant Kerner/floral/pineapple some pungent/earthy/stony almost R-like some complex rather attractive nose; fairly tart/tangy/bit steely light pungent/earthy rather R-like/floral/pineapple/mango somewhat chalky/stony flavor; very long some R/floral/pineapple/mango bit earthy/chalky/stony finish; some of the aromatic character of R but not the high-toned character of R; a bit on the rustic/cabbagey/pungent character you get in Muller-Thurgau; an interesting pungent white that speaks of Sudtirol. $26.00 (EVN)

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