Le Lézard Rouge

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Switzerland  Chablais 

This is something almost unique - a ripasso-style wine of Pinot Noir over Garanoir. Created for the 100th anniversary of the company with a label designed by artist Hans Erni, this should become a classic.

Features Unoaked, Vegetarian and Vegan
Style Red, Still, Dry, Blend
  • Alpine Wines Varieties: Garanoir
  • Pinot Noir

    The most important red around the Alps

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Le Lézard Rouge 2019 75cl cl
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London Warehouse60 available in London Warehouse
Style Red, Still, Dry, Blend
Winemaker Badoux Vins
Country Switzerland
Region Chablais
Features Unoaked, Vegetarian and Vegan
Closure Natural Cork
Varieties Garanoir, Pinot Noir
Ripeness Passerillage

I must say I fell in love with the Lézard rouge. It does start with the label which hints at something minimalist and yet bold. Spot on.

The wine is really, well, Pinot Noir as an undercover agent - it intrigues, it delights, it then pulls the rug from under your feet. It then picks you up and smuggles you over the border in the rug... err... maybe I took that metaphor a little too far. 

And if you're not a wine geek, it's just a deliciously fruity but bold wine to share over dinner.

Winemaker: Daniel Dufaux

Flo says (July 2018): I have had dreams about this wine. When I am lucky enough to try it, it is a wine to savour and adore. Highly recommend.  

This is a fabulous wine with poultry, especially turkey and game birds.
Tasting Notes

A dark red colour, the wine has a generous nose of ripe berries, coffee and toasted nuts on a background note of vanilla.

In the mouth this is a powerful and concentrated wine, still very much Pinot Noir but with a touch of wildness and fruit from the Garanoir.

Vintage 2011
Product Code 41BX0419
Size 75cl
Alcohol 12.5
Keep Until 2035
Case Size 6
Product Code 4115018
Size 75cl
Product Code 4112032
Size 75cl
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