Wine Rudi Pichler, Gruner Veltliner "Federspiel", 2013
Wine bright greenish-yellow color.
Elegant wine with fine lively acidity, mineral intonation, tones of fruits and herbs, light nuances of nuts on the palate and a good finish.
Fresh and delicate aroma of wine gossip of citrus notes, apricot and other stone fruit, mineral shades and nuances of herbs.
The wine goes well with poultry dishes and fish, served with salads and soups.
"Federspiel" - wines from the 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 storage capacity is 5-7 years. The grapes for this wine are grown creation in flat, hilly and partly terraced vineyards. Grüner Veltliner "Federspiel" is one of the most popular white wines Wachau region. Vintage 2013 is recommended to drink now or keep until 2020.
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.