Wine Riesling "Federspiel", 2013
Wine bright greenish-yellow color.
The wine has a clean, elegant taste with fine acidity, notes of juicy fruit, delicate herbal notes, hints of grapefruit and mineral intense, almost salty intonations. Good, juicy aftertaste noted citrus shades.
Fresh aroma of wine is made up of delicate notes of yellow fruit (pineapple), mineral nuances, shades of light meadow flowers.
Wine is recommended to bring to the light and the first dishes, pleasantly combined with bird and fish.
"Federspiel" - the traditional wine region Wachau. Its name, this wine has received from the term of 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. The most complete wine disclosed in 1-2 years, and the storage capacity is 5-7 years.
Riesling grapes for wine "Federspiel" are 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.