Wine Riesling Smaragd "Achleithen", 2011
The wine has a straw yellow color.
The wine has a rich, complex flavor with notes of tropical fruit, in particular - mango, fine acidity and a long finish.
The wine is full of mineral aroma with notes of peach, dried apricot and smoky nuances.
The wine goes well with fish dishes or poultry, soups and salads.
Wine Riesling Smaragd "Ahlayten" is made from the same grape varieties Riesling, which is grown on one of the best vineyards of Austria. The vines grow on dry soils and gneiss are the south-western exposure. Local terroir gives the wine a unique, clean, mineral character. The wine is produced in limited quantities.
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.
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.