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Federspiel

A territorial stamp category of the Lower Austrian winegrowers association Vinea Wachau Nobilis Districtus for dry white wines. The name Federspiel comes from falconry, which used to be in the wine-growing region Wachau was very popular. The Federspiel (also bitch, Vorlass) are tied wings of a white dove, which were thrown by the falconer in the air to lure an escaped hawk back again. The name should symbolize the racy elegance of these dry white wines. The must weight must be at least 17 ° KMW (85 ° Oe), the alcohol content must be between 11.5 and a maximum of 12.5% ​​vol; it is not allowed enrich respectively. This level corresponds to the official Austrian quality level cabinet,

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