Paien (Heida)

White Wine, Switzerland
Just a touch of wood. My favourite Heida

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Paien (Heida)

White Wine, Switzerland

Availability: Out of stock

Just a touch of wood. My favourite Heida
Wonderful Traminer from Simon Maye.
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White Wine, Switzerland, Valais Simon Maye et Fils

Simon Maye et Fils

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This is one of my favourites from Simon Maye. They are famous for their reds but for me the aromatics in the Paien are just heavenly. A dry wine with much body, with aromas and flavours of citrus and quince and exceptional length.

The grapes for this wine come from 2 individual vineyards, Trémazières and Chauffisse, where gravel soils suit this variety perfectly with a yield of 45 hl/hectare. The grapes were harvested manually with 100° Oechsle and gently pressed, followed by slow alcoholic fermentation at 20°C and resting on the lees with regular batonnage. Bottled after 2 years.

Good companion for fish, sausage, beans, salted meat and even mild curry. Keeps to 10 years, serve chilled to 12°C. 13.5% ABV.

Additional Information


Product code MAYEPAIEN
Bottle Size 0.75
Winemaker Simon Maye et Fils
Colour White Wine
Style Single Variety, White, Still, Dry
Variety Traminer / Heida
Key Features Oaked, "Slow Wine"
Country Switzerland
Region(s) Valais
Ripeness Normal
Closure Natural Cork
Last Tasted 5 May 2016
Vintages 2008, 2012

[4115016] 2012


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A great surprise

Paien (Heida)

This really surprised me - delicious! - it was both smooth and tingly at the same time. Not a grape I am used to but will have to get more.
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size: 0.75
product code:[4115016]
closure:Natural Cork
variety:Traminer / Heida
last checked in:2016-05-05

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