Resi Vispertal

White Wine, Switzerland
Ultra-rare grape revived by Chanton.

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Resi Vispertal

White Wine, Switzerland

Availability: In stock

Ultra-rare grape revived by Chanton.
The Rèze, or Resi, grape is one of the oldest white grape varieties still grown in the Valais.
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Resi Vispertal 2011, Chanton 7
Resi Vispertal

Resi Vispertal 2011


White Wine, Switzerland, Valais Chanton Wein

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The Wine


These ancient variety white wines improve with age, so we recommend buying the oldest vintage available, especially if the wine is for a tasting.

Ben says of the 2011 (February 2018): The original expectation of gooseberry and green apple is now gone as the years have developed this wine beautifully. A light floral, aromatic nose with hints of apricot, quince paste, beeswax, honeysuckle and a slight citrus feel. In the mouth there is a lovely, gentle bitterness of grapefruit or pomelo and the aromatics are much more prevalent. This is a delightful wine made from an ultra-rare grape.

Why we have it:

Because it is a beautiful and unusual wine.

Why you should pick this wine:

For its quality and the chance to experience what so few have experienced.

What to expect:

A smooth spicy white with a unique character.

Serving Suggestions:

This is a very dry wine so it is nice to have something with it - cold meats and cheese nibbles for example.
Resi is the ideal partner for traditional platters of dried meat and cheese (assiette valaisanne), or raclette and fondue dishes.

In Depth:

Chanton has re-established this variety in a vineyard above Visp, planted in 1990. Once, Rèze was grown widely here, but in more recent times has suffered serious decline with less than a hectare remaining in commercial production around Sierre and in the alpine vineyards of Visperterminen. Various factors have conspired to cause this - it's hard to grow, has limited yield and lesser examples can be thin, acidic and uninspiring. Much of the production from around Sierre is used to make a base wine for the sherry-like Vin des Glaciers, a highly sought-after rarity. The Resi from Visperterminen are of a higher quality.

Additional Information


Product code CHANTONRESI
Bottle Size 0.75
Winemaker Chanton Wein
Serving Suggestion This is a very dry wine so it is nice to have something with it - cold meats and cheese nibbles for example.
Featured Themes Last Chance, Rarities, Re-tasted Recently
Colour White Wine
Style Still, Dry
Variety Resi
Key Features Organic, Unoaked, Low Intervention
More Features Spontaneous Yeast, Unfiltered, Low Sulphur
Country Switzerland
Region(s) Valais
AOC / DAC Vispertal, Visp, Valais, Switzerland
Ripeness Normal
Closure Natural Cork
Aged In Steel
Serving Temperature 9 C
Last Tasted 14 Feb 2018
Composition Resi 100%
Vintages 2011

[4112040] 2011


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size: 0.75
stock: 7
up to 1 available express
product code:[4112040]
closure:Natural Cork
last checked in:2018-02-14
Tasting Notes

Tasting Notes

A pale lemon yellow, the wine has a rich bouquet of citrus and herbs. On the palate, smooth, with spice, resin and bitter almonds with good acidity. Good length.

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