Wine Rudi Pichler, Riesling Federspiel 2009
Wine golden-yellow color.
Fresh fruity wine with excellent balance and subtle mineral aftertaste.
The aroma of wine tones of lime and herbs infused with elegant mineral notes.
The wine goes well with fish dishes or poultry, soups and salads.
Federspiel - traditional wine region Wachau. 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-ripened grapes, they are usually disclosed in 1-2 years, and the potential exposure of 5-7 years.
Grapes for wine Riesling Federspiel is grown on the plains and terraced areas with weathered soils.
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.