Weingut Franz Pichler

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Ab Hof

Hauptstraße  68
3610 Wösendorf

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More than three decades ago Franz Pichler founded his vineyard on some very small terraces. In the meantime he counts seven hectares his own on which he co-operates with his son Franz junior. The two of them produce wines in all the categories, and their terraces range from St. Michael to Joching, encompassing an impressive spectrum of different soil structures, aspects, micro-climates and grape-varieties.

They consider it both an obligation and a challenge to expose the nuances and specificities of their terraces. Indeed, this is not an easy task – the terraces on the Kollmitz, for example, are located at different heights: on the upper parts, primary rock dominates, while loess prevails on the lower terraces. The Gaisberg, in contrast, is defined by a cooler climate, and the Harzenleithen opens out into numerous directions.

 

When one understands all these conditions, however, and when one engages carefully with them, like Franz Pichler, it is possible to produce a range of wines that beautifully reflects the complexities of the Wachau, perfectly connecting typical grape notes – be they Riesling, Veltliner, Muskateller, Pinot Blanc or Chardonnay notes – with the specificities of the terroir.

Wines

  • Fragrant light and refreshing with up to 11.5 Vol %.

    • Grüner Veltliner
  • Full of nuances and character with 11.5 to 12.5 Vol.%.

    • Gaisberg - Terrassen
      Riesling
      Terrassen
    • Gaisberg - Gaisberg
      Gelber Muskateller
      Gaisberg
    • Bach - Bachgarten
      Grüner Veltliner
      Bachgarten
    • Terrassen
      Grüner Veltliner
      Terrassen
  • Internationally renowned top wines with optimum physiological ripeness over 12.5 Vol.%

    • Gaisberg - Gaisberg
      Riesling
      Gaisberg
    • Hochrain - Hochrain
      Grüner Veltliner
      Hochrain
    • Kollmitz - Kollmitz
      Grüner Veltliner
      Kollmitz
    • Kollmitz - Kollmitz
      Riesling
      Kollmitz
    • Harzenleiten - Harzenleiten
      Riesling
      Harzenleiten
    • Gaisberg - Gaisberg
      Weißburgunder
      Gaisberg
    • Marienfeld - Marienfeld
      Grüner Veltliner
      Marienfeld
    • Postaller - Terrassen
      Chardonnay
      Terrassen