"With no mediocre wines anywhere in the range, Buchegger justifies its renown as one of the Kremstal's finest estates." -Stephen Brook, The Wines of Austria, 2016. Weingut Buchegger was established in 1893. Current owner Walter Buchegger took over from...
Originating in Germany in the 1400s, Riesling is hailed the world over as one of the premier white grape varieties. The 2nd most-planted white grape in Austria, Riesling favors the stony, primary rock soils and cool climates of the Wachau. Sensitive and...
F. X. Pichler
The Riesling Federspiel Ried Burgstall is not the lean, slightly coarse, but easily quaffable Riesling of the Vienna café, rather Pichler’s are wines noted for their great finesse and presence, with their persistent acidity framing a round,...
F. X. Pichler
The wine is fermented in stainless steel tanks. After fermentation, the wine is stored in large old Austrian oak barrels with capacities of 3,000 - 5,000 litres. The wine ages on fine lees for six months before being bottled in August. TASTING NOTES The...
Winery Notes: Over the last several decades, Zweigelt developed a strong identity in Austria – especially in the Danube region – because Langenlois is the hometown of Dr. Zweigelt, who created this variety. The Zweigelt vineyards in...
Winery Notes: After the harvest, the grapes – still with their stems – are softly pressed and then fermented. This type of rosé is somewhat similar to a white wine because no acid reduction is used to emphasise the fine fruity...
Bright and sharply focused on the nose, displaying fresh strawberry, citrus pith and floral scents and a hint of minerality. Taut and light on its feet, featuring orange zest, pomegranate and honeysuckle flavors that show very good clarity and...
Winery Notes: Martin Nigl’s Freheit is sourced from 4 different vineyards in the hills above the city of Krems. The soils here are primarily löss and the temperature is moderated by its steep elevation. The name Freiheit means...
Winery Notes: For the Cistercien Rosé, the Zweigelt, St. Laurent and Pinot Noir grapes grown in the cooler sites of Gobelburg and Langenlois are used.