Wine Rudi Pichler, Gruner Veltliner Smaragd Kollmutz 2009
The wine has a pleasant lemon-gold color.
Bright wine with intense flavor and excellent balance, a long aftertaste reveals notes of minerals and spices.
The wine has a fruity aroma with notes of mango, apple, freshly cut grass, asparagus, pepper, tarragon and minerals.
The wine goes well with fish dishes or poultry, soups and salads.
Emerald - the traditional wine region Wachau. Called wine in honor of the emerald lizard, which is often found in local vineyards. These dry full-bodied wines made from well-ripened grapes, they are usually disclosed in 3-4 years, and the potential exposure of 10-12 years. Planted on steep rocky terraces, local vines, which for more than 40 years, provide a vivid mineral fruity wine Gruner Feltliner Kolmyutts Smaragd, which will serve as a wonderful decoration for any table.
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.