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Switzerland  Valais 

The classic Swiss blend given the Maye treatment.

Winemaker Simon Maye et Fils
Style Red, Still, Dry, Blend
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This Dôle is made from Pinot Noir amd Gamay, grown close to Chamoson on alluvial soils composed of sand, gravel and clay, and with a high silt content. Harvesting is by hand and these grapes were picked with 92° Oechsle. The grapes are de-stemmed prior to vinification. Maceration and alcoholic fermentation takes place over a 21 day period with twice daily pigeage (punching down of the cap). The wine is then allowed to mature in concrete tanks until bottling in the July following the harvest. A dark pastel red with a nose of red berry fruit and a hint of dusty spice. The palate is dominated by fresh Gamay fruit and there is good body and structure brought by the Pinot Noir. A savoury, slightly earthy character, with excellent length and a long dry finish. Serve around 16-18°C with pâtes, red and white meats, or just on its own. Keeps 3-5 years from bottling. ABV 13%.

Wine Details

Style Red, Still, Dry, Blend
Winemaker Simon Maye et Fils
Country Switzerland
Region Valais
Closure Natural Cork
Varieties Dôle Blend, Gamay, Pinot Noir
Ripeness Normal


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