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Austria′s most famous wine growing region in the narrow Danube valley is a World Heritage site and offers perfect conditions for world-class GrĂĽner Veltliner and Riesling. The regional winemakers association Vinea Wachau established the wine categories of Steinfeder, Federspiel and Smaragd for light, medium and full-bodied wines.

The Wachau, one of Austria′s most fascinating wine-growing areas, certainly boasts an exciting history. In the post-glacial period, silt sediments were deposited on the mountains, something that, in turn, resulted in the loess soils as well as steep slopes of "Gföhler" gneiss found today. The Danube river made its contribution by depositing sand, gravel and loess onto the flat vineyard areas. Together, these geological conditions, along with the man-made stone terraces that help facilitate cultivation - despite the steepness of the terrain - are typical of the Wachau landscape.

Climatically, two strong, complementary influences converge here: the Western Atlantic and the Eastern Pannonian conditions. However, there are also different microclimates at work, and these depend on the inclination of the slopes, the weather and site conditions, and even the existence of walls and rocks which store warmth. Hot, dry summers and cold winters are counterbalanced by the large water surface of the Danube. Cold down-slope winds originating in the northern Weinviertel area cause extensive differences between day and night time temperatures, especially in the months prior to the harvest. In particular, the interaction of weather conditions between the cool Spitzer Graben valley and the warm Loibenberg helps to generate a complexity of aromas in the grapes. This complexity is revealed in the wines as cool fruit with hints of the exotic: from sleek Steinfeder and elegant Federspiel to noble Smaragd.
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Weingut Gritsch - Kalmuck Pink 2016
8.90
per btl. of 0.75l = 11.87 €/l
incl. VAT plus shipping.
Contains sulfites.
Weingut Gritsch - GrĂĽner Veltliner Kalmuck 2016
9.70
per btl. of 0.75l = 12.93 €/l
incl. VAT plus shipping.
Contains sulfites.
Weingut Pichler-Krutzler - Grüner Veltliner Frauengärten 2016
11.90
per btl. of 0.75l = 15.87 €/l
incl. VAT plus shipping.
Contains sulfites.
Weingut Gritsch - GrĂĽner Veltliner Axpoint Federspiel 2016
12.90
per btl. of 0.75l = 17.20 €/l
incl. VAT plus shipping.
Contains sulfites.
Weingut Gritsch - Muskateller Hartberg 2016
12.90
per btl. of 0.75l = 17.20 €/l
incl. VAT plus shipping.
Contains sulfites.
Weingut Gritsch - Riesling 1000-Eimerberg Federspiel 2016
12.90
per btl. of 0.75l = 17.20 €/l
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Contains sulfites.
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Leo Alzinger - GrĂĽner Veltliner MĂĽhlpoint Federspiel 2016
Value for Money!
13.50
per btl. of 0.75l = 18.00 €/l
incl. VAT plus shipping.
Contains sulfites.
Emmerich Knoll - GrĂĽner Veltliner Steinfeder 2015
13.90
per btl. of 0.75l = 18.53 €/l
incl. VAT plus shipping.
Contains sulfites.
Rudi Pichler - GrĂĽner Veltliner Federspiel 2016
13.90
per btl. of 0.75l = 18.53 €/l
incl. VAT plus shipping.
Contains sulfites.
Leo Alzinger - Riesling DĂĽrnsteiner Federspiel 2014
Clearance Sale !
was € 14.90
12.50
per btl. of 0.75l = 16.67 €/l
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Contains sulfites.
Leo Alzinger - Riesling DĂĽrnsteiner Federspiel 2016
14.90
per btl. of 0.75l = 19.87 €/l
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Contains sulfites.
Weingut Pichler-Krutzler - Riesling Trum 2016
14.90
per btl. of 0.75l = 19.87 €/l
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Contains sulfites.
Weingut Pichler-Krutzler - GrĂĽner Veltliner Klostersatz 2016
15.50
per btl. of 0.75l = 20.67 €/l
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Contains sulfites.
Weingut Gritsch - GrĂĽner Veltliner Klaus Federspiel 2016
17.40
per btl. of 0.75l = 23.20 €/l
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Contains sulfites.
Weingut Prager - GrĂĽner Veltliner Hinter der Burg Federspiel 2016
17.80
per btl. of 0.75l = 23.73 €/l
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Contains sulfites.
Weingut Prager - Riesling Steinriegl Federspiel 2016
17.80
per btl. of 0.75l = 23.73 €/l
incl. VAT plus shipping.
Contains sulfites.
Emmerich Knoll - GrĂĽner Veltliner Kreutles Federspiel 2015
17.90
per btl. of 0.75l = 23.87 €/l
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Contains sulfites.
Emmerich Knoll - GrĂĽner Veltliner Kreutles Federspiel 2016
17.90
per btl. of 0.75l = 23.87 €/l
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Contains sulfites.
Emmerich Knoll - Gelber Muskateller Federspiel 2016
Open wines of the week !
17.90
per btl. of 0.75l = 23.87 €/l
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Contains sulfites.
FX Pichler - GrĂĽner Veltliner Loibner Federspiel 2016
18.50
per btl. of 0.75l = 24.67 €/l
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Contains sulfites.
Weingut Gritsch - Neuburger 1000-Eimerberg Smaragd 2015
19.50
Low stock!
per btl. of 0.75l = 26.00 €/l
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Contains sulfites.
Rudi Pichler - GrĂĽner Veltliner Terrassen Smaragd 2016
20.90
per btl. of 0.75l = 27.87 €/l
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Contains sulfites.
Rudi Pichler - Riesling Terrassen Smaragd 2016
20.90
per btl. of 0.75l = 27.87 €/l
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Contains sulfites.
Emmerich Knoll - Riesling Ried Loibenberg Federspiel 2016
21.50
per btl. of 0.75l = 28.67 €/l
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Contains sulfites.
FX Pichler - Riesling Ried Burgstall Federspiel 2016
22.30
per btl. of 0.75l = 29.73 €/l
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Contains sulfites.
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