Wine F. X. Pichler, Gruner Veltliner Smaragd "Durnsteiner Liebenberg"
Wine moderate yellow-green color.
The wine has an expressive acidity and a pleasant, refreshing, elegant taste with hints of tropical fruit, peach and vibrant mineral notes.
Pleasant aroma of wine is woven from notes of yellow peach, ripe apricots, minerals, delicate floral shades and honey.
The wine goes well with poultry, seafood, cheese and vegetable dishes.
"Loibner Steinertal" Riesling Smaragd, 2012 - rich, well-balanced wine, created from Riesling grapes from the vineyard Loybner Shtaynertal. The vineyard is located in the foothills on the eastern edge of the Wachau. Ancient gneiss soil area give the wine a unique character. Wine refers to the classification of Smaragd (a registered trademark of the Association "Vinea Wachau Nobilis Districtus"), which includes complex, rich wines from the Wachau with excellent storage potential.
House FX Pichler in Austria is a cult name, style icon. Franz Xaver himself and his son Lucas are very famous and popular. Fans often visit their winery in Dürnstein to purchase on-site status wines that are produced in limited quantities and they are very difficult to find on the open market. These high quality wines bright personality are role models, standards of style, thanks to strict restrictions on the number of grapes and hand picking. Franz Xaver Pichler - a fifth generation winemaker, he helps son Lucas and his wife Rudolfina that sells. Vineyard area of 15 hectares, of which 40% is occupied Riesling.
Franz Xaver Pichler inherited in 1971 by three hectares of vineyard, a family winery with 100 years of history. It turned out to be the exclusive possession clone Feltliner Gruner, who was his father were selected - Franz Pichler senior in 1928. This clone with very small berries, low yield and high concentration of juice output, grown to the present day, providing a unique quality wines Pichler and depth.
Franz Pichler - fan of his case, his guilt is individual, they can not be repeated. Fans call him a genius. For his talent and for his very respectful attitude towards Gruner Feltlineru, Pichler has acquired the status of national hero winemaking.