From issue 11/18 of the renowned wine expert DS Prof. Walter Kutscher:
The new A LA CARTE Wine Guide 2019 has been published.
This year, too, we have achieved very good ratings.
Vintage 2018 successfully completed
Traditionally, the tractor was used for the last ride - with the
harvested grapes - decorated with vines.
Awards of the year 2017
Welschriesling - NÖ-Gold
Weinviertel DAC, Grüner Veltliner - NÖ-Gold
Each vine has its own rhythm.
In each grape a timbre trembles, a beat that only belongs to it.
In each harvest a legato, a vocally harmonious bow of the bouquet, is stretched:
From the soprano of the sun and the bass of the ground.
From the alto of the departure - in the upswing to the height of progress.
From the tenor of tradition - listening to the hearts of the homeland. Our wine and our music:
In both the melody of our life, our love, meanders.
WINE & MUSIC
What turns our wines into music
A sounding cartography...
What makes wine music on the palate? How does the grape on the vine become a sounding composition in the glass? The answer is part of our philosophy: as in composition, harmony is not achieved by grinding off the exciting, but by tying together the polyphonic to form a whole, by tasting the aromas to form a whole dish. Let's map some of these pillars of sound that support the composition of our wines, their unity of body and mind:
Nature and Culture
Resonance body of the polyphony of life
Our philosophy is “Bio-Philie”, love for nature, for life, for life: Never is nature for us a thing, a calculable stock, a material…
Tradition and Innovation
Melody arc from origin and future
Only those who know their roots will find support for something new. Only those who experience origin as meaning can design the future in a meaningful way. Those who innovate at the expense of…
Space and Time
Tuning fork for the development of wine
What makes the time-playing space for growing and maturing our grapes so special, so unmistakable? What gives the becoming…
Work and rest
Clock for the balancing act of life
The wine is inexorable: it demands the highest attention, mindfulness and care in the work and the quality of the wine…
Our music is wine:
Every trumpet blast like a dance on the palate Every soundtrack like a glitter in a tasting glass Our wine is music:
Artfully composed from the melos of our nature, from the Eros of our culture.
Our wine is music:
The melody giver, the tone colour filler of love and life Weingut Reckendorfer: The sound of wine
Grüner Veltliner quality wine, dry 2017: fruity, spicy, peppery
quality wine, dry 2017: fresh in the nose, yellow apple and delicate lemon tones on the palate, persistent finish
Pinot blanc – “Spargelphilharmonie”
quality wine, dry 2017: elegant primary aromas, delicate acidity, juicy and long-lasting burgundy note, with a great future
Muskateller – “Papagena”
quality wine, dry 2017: fresh, delicately fruity, concise nutmeg aromas in the foreground
Grüner Veltliner – “Selektion”
quality wine, dry 2017: multi-layered aromatic bouquet, full-bodied, long finish
Riesling – “Drei Mäderlhaus”
quality wine, dry 2017: elegant nose, fragrance of vineyard peach, delicately exotic, with potential for maturity
quality wine, dry 2018: "Junger Österreicher" (Young Austrian) harmonious, slightly muscled in the nose, pleasing on the palate