The world is full of abstract varietals that are just waiting to be enjoyed. Kerner, is a grape typically grown in Germany and Northern Italy but wine producer, David Ramey, ventured off the beaten path and has been able to make the same magic happen in California. Ramey is the only estate in all of California growing Kerner.
2014 turned out to be a dry and mild season which lead to early bud break and harvest. The palate consists of stones and flowers, bone dry with spicy aromas, crisp and sharp, yet full. Lees, or yeast particles, hang out with the juice for 3 months in stainless steel barrels and this creates the wine’s full texture.
Mr. Ramey produced just 98 cases of this wine! Sidebar is the name you’ll want to look for to indulge in this work of art. However, you have an unique opportunity to enjoy this varietal’s complex and thought provoking attributes this July 6thin downtown Buffalo at Bacchus Wine Bar and Restaurant. We are also featuring two Cabernet Sauvignons from Napa Valley, both of which you may never taste again.
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