Abbazia di Novacella

The Abbazia di Novacella is located in the northern-most winegrowing region on the southern side of the Alps. The mineral-rich soils, the elevation (1,970 ft – 2,950 ft) and the cool climate are all factors which explain the intense aromas and flavours as well as fruity, mouth-watering acidity found in our wines produced from the typical white Valle Isarco valley grape varieties. The long drawn-out ripening period extending well into the autumn is crucial. The most widely-grown vines in our vineyards around Varna just north of Bressanone are Sylvaner, Kerner, Gewürztraminer and Veltliner.

The monastery also owns vineyards in the warm central region of Alto Adige which supply the red grapes. They include the full-bodied, savoury Lagrein from the Mariaheim vineyard in Bolzano and red wines from the Marklhof estate in the cool rolling hills of Cornaiano to the south of Bolzano where the grapes are harvested, crushed and the wines matured. The wines include Vernatsch, Pinot Nero and the lusciously Read more »

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  • Lagrein

    First mentioned in the 17th century in the records of the Muri Benedictine monastery, this variety may hail from the ...

  • Pinot Nero

    Pinot Noir synonym, especially in Italy. See Pinot Noir.

  • Gewürztraminer

    Gewürztraminer’s direct and obvious charm has made it a popular varietal in almost every corner of the wine world. Ex...

  • Kerner

    Kerner was bred by German scientists in 1969. It is late-budding and frost-resistant, making it ideal for the cool gr...

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  • Abbazia di Novacella in northern Italy (aka Austria) makes a good MT that isn't too hard to find. It is on the dry side though.http://www.snooth.com/wine/abbazia-di-novacella-muller-thurgau-2013/(And mixing sparkling water, club soda or seltzer with wine is called a Spritzer. This is a very common drink all over the world - though I, like EMark,... Read More

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  • I just came back from Germany (Bavaria area) and was introduced to a half dry Mueller Thurgau produced by a local winery (Huter).  My son mixed this with a meduim sparkling water and I really enjoyed this. I am not a wine drinker but I found this to be very enjoyable to drink.   What is a wine I can find locally that is comparable in taste to th... Read More

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  • Abbazia di Novacella Muller Thurgau 2012

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    peach, apricot on the nose dry...mid bodied with a crisp finish Read More

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  • Abbazia di Novacella Kerner 2011

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  • While I admire the snow in Alto Adige at Abbazia di Novacella I have lots of other wines I'd like to taste as well! I go for more eclectic rather than mainstream.  So as my portfolio grows (and I will keep you posted - just waiting on some new contracts :-) I will be expanding my horizons with some fun varietals.  You??BUON ANNO from Abbazia di ... Read More

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  •  anyone going??Have extra time?? Head to Alto Adige and come visit the ... the monastery / winery of Abbazia di Novacella. 870 years of history! www.abbazianovacella.itAlso -- make sure you stop by our booth in the Alto Adige pavilion and taste our wines!Appointments are MUCH appreciated :-)Danka - Grazie - Thank Read More

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  • Abbazia di Novacella Praepositus Moscato Rosa 2010

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  • Abbazia di Novacella Kerner Praepositus 2010

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  • Abbazia di Novacella Lagrein Alto Adige Praepositus Riserva 2008

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  • Abbazia di Novacella Veltliner 2011

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