Wine from Wachau
A world cultural heritage that is also home to great wine enjoyment - that is the uniqueness of the Wachau. The area stretches along the Danube from Melk to Krems and covers an area of 1300 hectares. The most important grape varieties are Grüner Veltliner and Riesling - these are among the world's best wines. In addition, Neuburger, Muskateller and Sauvignon Blanc are also on offer in the top restaurants.
"Vinea Wachau Nobilis Districtus"
The name of the legally defined association derives from this, whose winegrowers have committed themselves to serve the Wachau wine-growing and to produce only wine from the Wachau. Those wines come dry and not improved in barrique barrels.
The wines of the association "Vinea Wachau" are divided into three categories:
- Steinfeder: this brand stands for wines with a light, fruity aroma and an alcohol content of up to 11.5%. The name comes from the light grass of the vineyards, only in the Wachau it is possible to make such light wines.
- Federspiel: Federspiel wines have between 11.5-12.5% alcohol content and are in the classic taste segment.
- Emerald: this designation was only introduced in 1986 and means the highest quality wines of this area. These strong reserve wines have more than 12.5% by volume.
*regular prices = former selling prices