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Staff Pick

Kerner Kabinett, Stefan Meyer - 2017

Item # 38187 750mL
$14.96/ Single Bottle
$179.52 $161.57/ Case of 12
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Tasting Notes

The Kerner grape variety thrives in the sunny Pfalz region of Germany. It is a cross between the Trollinger and Riesling grape varieties and is therefore aromatic by nature by combining the great acidity and stone fruit aromas of Riesling with the focused fruit of Trollinger.


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Staff Pick Notes

Riesling and Trollinger (Schiava or Vernatsch) went on a blind date, and Kerner is their love child. These lovers decided to name their baby after Justinus Kerner, who wrote the drinking song that was playing when they were falling in love. Kerner keeps characteristics of both parents, making for a delicious wine. More well known from Italy, Stefan Meyer is the rare German Kerner. Bright and fruity with racy acidity, this Kerner finishes dry and smooth and is imminently drinkable. The little grape that could makes its parents so proud!

- JGM

Astor's Glossary of Terms

Germany

German wines are some of the most jubilantly fruity bottles in the world. The country's Rieslings have been prized worldwide for centuries, yet they have never quite caught on in the U.S.: this no doubt due to Germany’s arcane system of wine classification. The most useful words to know on German wine labels are “Kabinett,” which indicates an outstanding everyday wine, and “trocken,” which means...

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