Cornalin Reserve 2018, Germanier

£60.05
14 in Yorkshire Cellar for immediate delivery
Product code
41GR0618
Switzerland  Valais 
Features Oaked, Reserve, "Slow Wine", Vegetarian and Vegan
Style Red, Still, Dry, Single Variety
Last Tasted 10 Jun 2022
Varieties
  • Alpine Wines Grape Varieties: Cornalin
Frequently Bought Together
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This is a step down from the superlative Chamarais (ex Champamarais) but it's also half the cost, and a lot of the magic is still there!

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Bottle Size 75cl
Vintage 2018
Alcohol 14.0
Last Tasted 10 Jun 2022
AOC / DAC Valais
Variety Cornalin
Keeps at least until 2050
Is Mature No
Ripeness Normal
Allergens Contains Sulphites
Case Size 6
Closure Natural Cork
sweetness dry
Acidity 5.3g
Winemaking Matured on the Lees, Spontaneous Yeast, Unfiltered, Malolactic
Aged In Barrel (new), Barrel (old), (not set yet)
Key Features Oaked, Reserve, "Slow Wine", Vegetarian and Vegan
Arrival Date 13 Sept 2021
Bought In (year) 2022
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This is a no compromise, over the top wine, made the old heroic way. It floors anyone who has the chance to try it.

The grapes used all come from a single vineyard where every effort is made to ensure perfection at every stage. These select Cornalin grapes are fermented open in 400 litre barrels made of new oak. The resulting wine is then aged, again in 400 litre new oak barrels, for 2 years.

An exceptionally impressive expression of Cornalin. A brilliant purple colour and complex nose which sports red berries, spiciness and a touch of incense. 

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