Hutter-Silberbichlerhof – Federspiel Grüner Veltliner, Alte Point

Producer: Hutter-Silberbichlerhof
Wine: Federspiel© Grüner Veltliner, Alte Point
Grape Variety: Grüner Veltliner
Production Zone: Wachau
Altitude: 250m above sea level
Surface Area/Yield: 8-9000kg/ha, approx. 3ha on right bank of Danube (Mautern)
Exposure: east-west flat
Soil: loam and sand
Vinification & Aging: Following manual harvest, the grapes go through selection, crushing and de-stemming. Alcoholic fermentation takes place for 1-2 weeks in temperature-controlled stainless steel tanks, followed by another 3 months in stainless steel tanks before release.
Production: 1500 bottles
Alcohol: 12.5%
pH: 2.9-3.0
Acidity: 6.9g/l
Sugars: 1.0g/l
Sulfites: 35mg
Description: Scents of peach and apricot, pine nuts, very well balanced and medium to full bodied with pleasant acidity
Food Pairing: Fresh pasta, mushrooms, and grilled fish