Wine Riesling Smaragd Steinriegl, 2012
Wine bright yellow-green color.
Juicy and elegant taste of the wine shows a beautiful structure, a pleasant lemon flavor and a long mineral final.
Honey wine aroma filled the delicate tones of pineapple and passion fruit.
The wine goes well with first courses and light meals of poultry and fish.
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.
Local soil rich calc-silicate rocks give the grapes from which the wine is Riesling Smaragd Shtaynrigl with beautiful aromatic qualities and a wide palette of flavors. This wine has a very good storage potential.
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.