Top 100 white wines of Wachau

Discover the top 100 best white wines of Wachau of Niederösterreich as well as the best winemakers in the region. Explore the varietals of the white wines that are popular of Wachau and the best vintages to taste in this region.

Discovering the wine region of Wachau

The wine region of Wachau is located in the region of Niederösterreich of Weinland of Austria. We currently count 156 estates and châteaux in the of Wachau, producing 1238 different wines in conventional, organic and biodynamic agriculture. The wines of Wachau go well with generally quite well with dishes .

Discover the grape variety: Chardonnay

The white Chardonnay is a grape variety that originated in France (Burgundy). It produces a variety of grape specially used for wine making. It is rare to find this grape to eat on our tables. This variety of grape is characterized by small bunches, and small grapes. White Chardonnay can be found in many vineyards: South West, Burgundy, Jura, Languedoc & Roussillon, Cognac, Bordeaux, Beaujolais, Savoie & Bugey, Loire Valley, Champagne, Rhone Valley, Armagnac, Lorraine, Alsace, Provence & Corsica.

Food and wine pairing with a white wine of Wachau

white wines from the region of Wachau go well with generally quite well with dishes of pork, shellfish or spicy food such as recipes of tagliatelle with carbonara, flying with the wind of the seas or kimo (malagasy dish with beef).

Organoleptic analysis of white wine of Wachau

On the nose in the region of Wachau often reveals types of flavors of cream, toasty or slate and sometimes also flavors of lychee, cheese or almonds. In the mouth in the region of Wachau is a with a nice freshness.

News from the vineyard of Wachau

Austria’s Wagram region granted DAC status

With the signing off by the Austrian minister of agriculture, sustainability and tourism, Elisabeth Köstinger, Wagram becomes Austria’s seventeenth DAC (Districtus Austriae Controllatus), following Wachau and Ruster Ausbruch in 2020, and Carnutum in October 2019. ‘This was not an easy nut for the winemakers of the Wagram region to crack,’ said Chris Yorke, CEO of the Austrian wine marketing board, Austrian Wine, ‘but after comprehensive discussions and much thought, the Wagram ...

Andrew Jefford: ‘The gifts of Bacchus hold our gaze like a procession’

Do growers make wine – or do markets? Growers, of course. Yet markets define the scope of the grower’s creative efforts by what they reward or sanction. When markets are neglectful and unresponsive, there’s little the grower can do but conform. It’s a problem the world over. Here’s an example. The river Moselle/Mosel rises to the wet west of the Vosges mountains, then curves in a long green arc heading north through Epinal, Metz and (along the left bank) Luxembourg’s Grand Duchy, turning east at ...

Best in Show: The top 50 wines of DWWA 2022

The 0.27% of entries awarded Best in Show at this year’s Decanter World Wine Awards reflect the inspiring world of wine and quest for quality among winemakers globally, with 50 wines expressing the best of their categories. An all-time record for wines tasted at the world’s largest wine competition, it’s quite possible that Decanter World Wine Awards 2022 marks the largest-ever wine competition to be held in history. And of the record-breaking 18,244 wines tasted, just 50 were ...