Wine Rudi Pichler, Gruner Veltliner Federspiel 2011
Wine bright golden-yellow color.
Wine with a fruity, crisp and spicy taste, clear acidity, mineral and peppery notes and an attractive finish.
Wine with fresh aromas of apricot and citrus, with peppery and herbaceous notes.
The wine goes well with fish dishes or poultry, soups and salads.
Federspiel - the lightest "pepper" Wachau, one of the most beautiful and famous wine regions of Austria. Its name, this wine takes from falconry - the so-called white dove that bind and throw into the air to attract the attention of a falcon. These dry wines made from well matured grapes Grüner Veltliner, they are usually disclosed in 1-2 years, and the potential exposure of 5-7 years. The grapes for this wine are grown on the plains, hilly and partly terraced vineyards. Grüner Veltliner Federspiel is one of the most popular white wines Wachau region.
Rudi Pichler - family production. Many generations of the family Pichler in winemaking. The first mention of the main building of the winery refers to 1575, and in 1884 it passed into the possession of Pichler. In 1904, Johann Pichler also bought a small farm, which is passed down from generation to generation. In 2004, there were also built new cellars and a reorganization of production in compliance with all standards of quality.
Today, in the possession of the family is 12.5 hectares of vineyards. It is mostly grown varieties Grüner Feltliner (65%) and 30% Riesling and Pinot Blanc (5%). Of these varieties of wine produced on the classification of the Wachau wine Association (Federspiel, and Smaragd Shtaynfeder).
In 2010, the largest wine magazine Austria "Falstaff" Rudi Pichler recognized wine company of the year.