Classic White Wines
Is an especially fresh, lively wine that expressly beautifully the lightness of this popular Styrian grape variety. In their youth, these wines are simply the greatest joy to drink. Welschriesling STK can easily be recognized by the STK printed on the label, an STK band or capsule. Available from December 1st of the year it was harvested.
Steirische Klassik STK®
This name stands for wines of great fruitiness and aroma, which have been allowed to mature in stainless steel, making them particularly typical of the variety and vintage. They are best enjoyed in the three years after harvest. Wines in the Steirische Klassik STK line can be recognized by the silver STK band or the silver STK print on the capsule. These wines are available beginning March 1st of the year following harvest.
Erste STK Lage®
Wines with this classification are made from grapes harvested late from the best STK vineyards, allowed to mature individually and appropriate to the variety. A long maturing process guarantees that wines in the Erste STK Lage are highly expressive and multi-layered, with a cellaring potential of many years. Wines in the Erste STK Lage line can be recognized by the golden STK band or the golden STK print on the capsule. Wines in this category come on the market no earlier than May 1st after 6 months of maturation.
Grosse STK Lage®
The grapes for these wines mature in vineyards with an especially favourable microclimate. The long cellaring and maturation process is intended to optimally develop the terroir notes and minerality. Wines in the Grosse STK Lage are complex in their aroma profile, possess a distinctive character and lend themselves to cellaring. Wines in the Grosse STK Lage can be recognized by the golden STK band or the golden STK print on the capsule. Wines in this category appear no earlier than May 1st after 18 months of cellaring.