Name 2 white grapes of Austria
Weissburgunder (Pinot Blanc)
Grauburgunder (Pinot Gris)
Name 2 red grapes of Austria
Blauburgunder (Pinot Noir)
Name 2 regions of Austria
Most Important regions:
Ausbruch (literal meaning: "break-out") or sometimes Ausbruchwein is an Austrian wine term for a quality level in the Prädikatswein category situated between Beerenauslese and Trockenbeerenauslese in requirements, which makes it a sweet dessert wine typically made from grapes affected by noble rot.The Ausbruch Prädikat exists only in Austria, not in Germany. Ruster Ausbruch are still the most common Ausbruch wines to encounter; in many other Austrian regions, producers classify their wines as Beerenauslese if they fall short of the Trockenbeerenauslese requirements.
What is Shaumwein?
What is strohwein?
a term for wine made by grapes of Beernauslese level which have been dried on straw mats for a minimum of 3 months.
Name the 4 major wine regions of Austria
1. Lower Austria (Niederosterreich)
2. Burgenland (Osterreich)
3. Styria (Steiermark)
4. Vienna (Wien)
What are the three "Vinea Wachau Nobilis Districtus"categories?
What are the subregions of the Niederosterreich (7)?
What are the subregions of Burgenland?
For what kind of wine is Neusiedlersee renowned?
How does Lake Neusiedl affect the grapes grown on it's banks?
Causes the grapes to be attacked by Botrytis
Aside from it's outstanding botrytized wines, what other good quality wines are being produced in Neusiedlersee?
Red wines from Zweigelt, Blaufrankisch, and Cabernet Sauvignon;
Also very good Chardonnay
Neusiedlersee-Hugelland is known for what style of wine?
What is the town of Rust known for?
Production of Ausbruch wine
What is Ausbruch wine?
wine made by adding fresh grapes to botrytized grapes of TBA qua
What style of wine is Mittelburgenland and Sudburgenland known for making?
Spicy reds made from Blaufrankisch grapes
What are the 3 subdistricts of Steiermark?
Sud-osteiermark Sud-steiermark produce high quality wines from which varietal(s)?
Chardonnay and Sauvignon Blanc
What is the difference between Austrian BA & TBA?
Must weight of 25°KMW for BA and 30°KMW for TBA. TBA from fully botrytized grapes.
What is the largest sub-district within Austria?
The minimum abv of a wine labeled Steinfeder
The minimum abv of a wine labeled Federspiel
The minimum abv of a wine labeled Smaragd
Which country/style would wine be labeled "Ausbruch"?
Austria and slightly more opulent than BA
What kind of wine is Burgenland primarily known for?
Sweet dessert wines, namely Ausbruch
The foremost red varietal in Burgenland
Name the 3 sub districts of Steiermark
Sudosteiermark and Susteiermark are known to produce what kind of wines?
Hiqh quality white wines from Chardonnay and Sauvignon Blanc
Mittelburgenland and Sudburgenlad have a reputation for making what kind of wine?
Spicy reds made from the Blaufrankisch grape.