- The Wine
This is a Fendant with a great structure. The influence of the Vétroz soil is found in the full bouquet with a strong flint note, far more than you might normally expect with Chasselas. There is also more fruit on the palate.
The grape is not unclustered and not sugared. This wine is lightly pressured. The clear must is drawn off after the solid matter has settled. The first and the second fermentations are realized under temperature control.
The appellation "Vétroz Grand Cru", limited to four grape varieties, designates wines produced according to regulations established in 1993, which require limited yields and rigorous standards of vinification. For each vintage a commission of judges inspects and certifies all plots designated as Grand Cru.
- Additional Information
Product code 41GR01 Bottle Size 0.75 Winemaker Cave Jean Rene Germanier Featured Themes Reference Wine Colour White Wine Style Still, Dry Variety Chasselas Key Features Organic, Unoaked, "Slow Wine", Low Intervention, Vegetarian and Vegan Winemaking Malolactic Country Switzerland Region(s) Valais AOC / DAC AOC Valais Cru Vetroz Grand Cru Ripeness Normal Closure Natural Cork Aged In Steel Serving Temperature 8 Vintage NV Last Tasted 7 Sep 2017 Composition Chasselas 100% Vintages 2012, 2013, 2014, 2016 Vintages
Reviews for Fendant Balavaud Grand Cru 2 item(s)
Fendant Balavaud Grand Cru
Of particular interest was the Fendant
which whilst lovely on its own, with raclette and gherkin made one of the
most sensational pairings I can recollect.
Fendant Balavaud Grand Cru 2016, Germanier
loved this ! went really well with seafood starter but equally good on its own will be buying more !
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size: 0.75 vintage: 2012 product code:  closure: Natural Cork variety: Chasselas alcohol: 12
size: 0.75 vintage: 2013 product code:  closure: Natural Cork variety: Chasselas alcohol: 12
size: 0.75 vintage: 2014 product code:  closure: Natural Cork variety: Chasselas alcohol: 12 last checked in: 2017-09-07
size: 0.75 vintage: 2016 stock: 52 product code: [41GR0116] closure: Natural Cork variety: Chasselas alcohol: 12.5 last checked in: 2018-03-22