Domäne Wachau Grüner Veltliner Federspiel Terrassen, a white wine from Wachau, Austria.
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Domäne Wachau Grüner Veltliner Federspiel Terrassen

White Wine
Austria | Region: Wachau
Vintage: 2019 | Grape: Grüner Veltliner
Volume: 75cl | ABV: 12.5%
Food Pairing: White meats such as pork or poultry, salads, lean fish.

Tasting Notes 

Fresh straw yellow in color with a bouquet of gooseberries with hints of green apple and white pepper. Medium bodied with a mix of citrus, apple and peach fruit. Light mineral character lingers on the finish and vibrant acidity makes the palate hum.

“Terrassen” or terraced means that this wine is sourced from multiple terraced vineyards, while the term "Federspiel" is a quality designation (specific to the Wachau from lowest to highest: Steinfeder, Federspiel, and Smaragd).

Grape variety: 100% Grüner Veltliner.

Vinification: Harvest in mid-to-late October. Strict grape selection; destalked, left in contact with skins for four hours, followed by gentle pnuematic pressing. Fermented in temperature controlled stainless steel tanks at 22 °C with cultured yeasts. No malolactic fermentation. No chaptalisation. Brief additional aging in stainless steel before bottling.