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Clos de Chillon

White Wine, Switzerland
Oaked Chasselas with class.

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Clos de Chillon

White Wine, Switzerland

Availability: In stock

Oaked Chasselas with class.
A wonderful oaked Chasselas.
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Clos de Chillon

Clos de Chillon 2012

£31.56
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White Wine, Switzerland Badoux Vins

Badoux Vins


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This vintage reflects the values ​​of tradition, prestige and quality. It comes from the Lavaux vineyard which stretches luxuriously along the shore of Lake Geneva. The grapes undergo a skin maceration for ten hours to realize the full aromatic potential. Then, after gentle pressing, fermentation takes place in barrels at a temperature of 16-18°C. Maturation, also in barrels, takes a dozen months. Throughout this period, once a week the wine is stirred, resuspending the lees in order to "feed the wine". Reviewed by Adrian Smith below.

Serving Suggestions:

Drink as an appetizer with a bowl of fish or vegetables, salads, trout meuniere, perch fillets or with shellfish, kidney or poultry in sauce. It also goes well with hard cheeses.

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Product code CHILLON
Bottle Size 0.75
Winemaker Badoux Vins
Colour White Wine
Style Single Variety, White, Still, Dry
Variety Chasselas
Key Features Oaked, Single Vineyard, Vegetarian and Vegan
Winemaking Low Sulphur, Malolactic
Country Switzerland
Region(s) Chablais, Vaud
Ripeness Normal
Closure Natural Cork
Aged In Barrel (new), Barrel (old)
Last Tasted 14 May 2016
Vintages 2012
Vintages

[4114005] 2012

740
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BEST WHITE WINE I'VE EVER HAD.

Clos de Chillon 2012, Badoux

BEST WHITE WINE I'VE EVER HAD - capitals necessary. This is from Switzerland, which I keep telling people - TRY SWISS WINES. It is not a dessert wine, but there is smooth caramel caressing the tongue, a beautiful sweet honey Brie aroma and taste. Toffee apples in my mouth with a slight acidity - just a tiny amount. Dear God I am in love and I'm so happy I found this wonder. PLEASE TRY IT.
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2012

2012

size: 0.75
vintage:2012
stock: 13
of which 1 at HQ available for late cutoff express delivery
product code:[4114005]
closure:Natural Cork
variety:Chasselas
alcohol:12.5
last checked in:2016-05-14
Tasting Notes

Tasting Notes

Beautiful lemon yellow with golden hues. On the nose fresh anise dominates, fresh lime, verbena and the sweetness of dripping honeycomb. All these scents are mixed in a base of discreet and elegant scent of fresh vanilla. On the palate, fruity notes and subtle smoke, round and smooth structure raised by boldness and smoothness. A powerful and easy-drinking wine with acidic support and subtle vanilla memories that persist in the finish which happily combines the sweetness and creaminess.

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