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Kerner

A white wine grape variety that is a cross between Trollinger and Riesling. Kerner is an aromatic variety which produces Riesling-like wines.

Colour, Aromas and Taste Profile

Kerner grapes range in colour from greenish-yellow to light yellow, and have a medium to high acidity and a slightly spicy flavor. The aroma is typically floral with notes of peach and apricot and the taste is usually a combination of citrus and stone fruit.

Fresh Kerner grapes on the vine

Regional Features & Food Pairings

Kerner is mainly grown in Germany, but it is also found in Switzerland, Italy, England and other parts of Europe, as well as in Canada and the United States. Kerner grapes are more disease-resistant than Riesling and can be grown in a variety of climates. The grapes tend to be high in sugar and the wines made from them are typically light-bodied and aromatic. The wines can be made in a variety of styles, from dry to sweet and are sometimes even used in sparkling wines. In Germany, Kerner wines are typically dry and have an aroamtic, fruity character. Some of the best examples are grown on the claylimestone soils of the Franconia region in the south-east of Germany. Kerner wines are versatile and pair well with a variety of dishes. They are especially good with seafood, salads, Asian-inspired dishes and delicate cheeses.

Foods to pair with Kerner:

Asian food
Pasta
Fish
Light meat
Salad
Fun Fact about Kerner
Kerner grapes were developed in the late 19th century by August Herold, a German viticulturist.

Top Wines with Kerner

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Abbazia di Novacella (Stiftskellerei Neustift) Kerner

Abbazia di Novacella (Stiftskellerei Neustift)

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Abbazia di Novacella (Stiftskellerei Neustift) Kerner is a delightful white wine that showcases from Trentino - Alto-Adige appellation in Northern Italy. Hailing from the Abbazia di Novacella winery which is a monastery, this wine is made from the Kerner grape variety. The vineyards where the grapes are grown benefit from the region's unique microclimate, with cool temperatures and ample sunshine. The winemaking process involves careful attention to detail, resulting in a wine that is crisp, refreshing, and full of character. Abbazia di Novacella Kerner offers a harmonious balance of fruity and floral notes, making it a perfect choice for those seeking a vibrant and aromatic white wine experience.
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Pacherhof Kerner

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Pacherhof Kerner is a highly regarded white wine produced in the picturesque region of Alto Adige, Italy. This wine is crafted by a renowned family-owned winery with a long-standing tradition of winemaking. The vineyards where the grapes are grown benefit from the region's unique microclimate, characterized by cool nights and warm days, which allows for optimal ripening and flavor development. The winemaking process involves careful selection and gentle pressing of the Kerner grapes, resulting in a wine that showcases a vibrant and refreshing style. Pacherhof Kerner is known for its crisp acidity, delicate floral aromas, and flavors of ripe stone fruits, making it a perfect choice for those seeking a well-balanced and elegant white wine.
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Kellerei Eisacktal - Cantina Valle Isarco Kerner

Kellerei Eisacktal - Cantina Valle Isarco

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Kellerei Eisacktal - Cantina Valle Isarco Kerner is a white wine produced by a renowned winery in the Valle Isarco appellation of Italy. The vineyards are located in the heart of the Dolomites, where the cool climate and mineral-rich soils create ideal growing conditions for the Kerner grape. The winemaking process involves careful selection of the grapes, gentle pressing, and fermentation in stainless steel tanks to preserve the wine's fresh and fruity character. The resulting wine is crisp, aromatic, and refreshing, with notes of white flowers, citrus, and stone fruit. Kellerei Eisacktal - Cantina Valle Isarco Kerner is a perfect choice for those who appreciate elegant and balanced white wines with a distinct sense of place.
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Köfererhof Kerner

Köfererhof

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Köfererhof Kerner is a white wine produced by Köfererhof, a renowned winery located in the Alto Adige region of Italy. The wine is made from the Kerner grape variety, which is known for its aromatic and fruity character. The grapes are grown in the vineyards surrounding the winery, which benefit from the region's unique microclimate and mineral-rich soils. The winemaking process involves careful selection of the grapes, gentle pressing, and fermentation in stainless steel tanks to preserve the wine's freshness and purity. The resulting wine is crisp, refreshing, and full of vibrant flavors of citrus, green apple, and white peach, making it a perfect match for seafood, salads, and light pasta dishes.
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Zyme From Black To White Il Bianco

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Zyme From Black To White Il Bianco is a captivating white wine that showcases the expertise of its producer. Crafted in a renowned appellation, this wine is made from carefully selected grapes grown in exceptional vineyards. The winemaking process involves meticulous attention to detail, resulting in a wine that beautifully balances its flavors and aromas. With a style that is both elegant and expressive, Zyme From Black To White Il Bianco offers a delightful sensory experience. Its unique character and impeccable craftsmanship make it a standout choice for wine enthusiasts seeking a high-quality white wine.
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