Domaine de Maison Blanche - Weinhof Waldschütz
The Waldschütz family has vineyards in Kamptal and Wagram.
They make lovely and fresh wines, Grüner Veltliner and Riesling, but also rarer varieties, some ample Weissburgunder and very generous reds.
Their focus is on family, tradition and experience. The winery has been in its present state since 1992 and from day one they have committed themselves completely to their wines. There are 16 hectares of vineyards which are their pride and joy. Mostly on sunny slopes they are located in the two well known wine growing areas of Kamptal and Wagram.
Primary rock, sandy loam and gravely loess as well as deep loam-loess soils allow very fruity, noble wines of charming elegance. What earth and nature initiated is carefully finished by them, taking tradition and optimised wine culture in the cellar into consideration.
Anyone who came to our Austrian dinner or to the Austrian tasting could not fail to be impressed by young Ralph Waldschütz. He will be a star one day and you've met him here first!
Ideally situated on the shore of Lake Geneva, the Maison Blanche has been a wine estate in the hands of the de Mestral family since 1526. It is a beautiful location in one of the best classic vineyards of La Côte.
Today Yves de Mestral continues in the family tradition with innovation and passion and a growing reputation for excellence. The estate focuses principally and creatively on the typical Swiss grape which is the Chasselas with a few specialities purely out of passion - dessert and aged Chasselas but also Mondeuse Noire, Malbec and Savagnin.
Yves also makes wines from his uncle's vineyards in nearby Rolle - we list the Pinot Noir.
Yves' son Antoine spent 4 months working as an intern right here at Alpine Wines, some of you may remember him? and is now fully involved in the winery.