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Heida

White Wine, Switzerland
Mouth-wateringly fantastic. A taste of summer meadows.

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Heida

White Wine, Switzerland

Availability: In stock

Mouth-wateringly fantastic. A taste of summer meadows.
Mouth-wateringly fantastic. A taste of summer meadows. This is up there with the very best Valaisan whites you will find.
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Heida 2010, Chanton 2
Heida

Heida 2010

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Not just a museum piece, this is up there with the very best Valaisan whites you will find.

Heida / Traminer / Savagnin / Païen - this is a grape variety you find all over the Alpine regions and further afield. For me it is one of the great white wine varieties, up there with Chardonnay and Riesling, producing great wines on several continents, able to go from sparkling to dessert and with great ageing potential. If you haven't tried the Swiss and Austrian versions, you owe it to yourself to try.

Serving Suggestions:

Asparagus, exotic spiced vegetables, cheese plates, beef, terrines, mushrooms or fish dishes such as salmon or lobster.

In Depth:

The name for Chanton's Heida "Gletscherwein" (or Glacier wine) stems from the fact that the grapes used for this wine come from various high terraced sites in the "Valley of the Virgin" which leads from Visp, through Visperterminen, on towards Zermatt and the Matterhorn and grow in sight of the several glaciers in the region. Chanton's first plantings of Heida were made in 1964 and now the average age is well over 35 years.


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Product code CHANTONHEIDA
Bottle Size 0.75
Winemaker Chanton Wein
Featured Themes Last Chance, On Offer
Colour White Wine
Style Still, Dry
Variety Traminer / Heida
Key Features Organic, Unoaked, "Slow Wine", Vegetarian and Vegan
Winemaking Spontaneous Yeast, Unfiltered, Low Sulphur
Country Switzerland
Region(s) Valais
AOC / DAC AOC Valais
Vineyard Visperterminen, Varen
Ripeness Normal
Closure Natural Cork
Aged In Steel
Serving Temperature 8 C
Composition Heida 100%
Vintages 2008, 2010
Vintages

[4112038] 2010

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2010

2010

size: 0.75
vintage:2010
stock: 2
product code:[4112038]
variety:Traminer / Heida
alcohol:11
Tasting Notes

Tasting Notes

A pale yellow, the nose has spicy minerals and exotic scents of ripe fruit and acacia honey. On the palate it is rich and expressive with hints of quince, peach and mirabelle, just a hint of residual sweetness, some peppery spice and a subtle acidity. Served chilled, around 6-8°C.

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