Doral "Expression"

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Switzerland  La Côte 

Deliciously exotic, one of our most popular Swiss whites.

One of the first expressions of the new variety Doral - an eco friendly cross of Chardonnay and Chasselas. 

Winemaker Cave de La Cote Uvavins
Features Unoaked, Vegetarian and Vegan
Style White, Still, Dry, Single Variety
  • Alpine Wines Grape Varieties: Doral
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A very interesting and promising grape and this is a delicious example. Doral is a cross between Chardonnay and Chasselas. Stronger bodied than Chasselas and fruitier than Chardonnay. Perfect for cheese fondue if you think the classic Chasselas is often too light - or with freshwater fish.

A guaranteed puzzler in a blind tasting (well yes, it is a bit unfair!).


Wine Details

Style White, Still, Dry, Single Variety
Winemaker Cave de La Cote Uvavins
Country Switzerland
Region La Côte
Features Unoaked, Vegetarian and Vegan
Closure Synthetic Cork
Varieties Doral
Ripeness Normal

Serving Suggestions

Works  with Asian cuisine (Thai especially), Fish, Risotto, Seafood and cheese fondue

Tasting Notes

Tasting Notes

Appearance: bright straw yellow, with flashes of green.

Nose: deep aroma of fruit, flowers and spices. Fruits include apricot, peach and pear. Also some tropical notes of papaya, Guava and star fruit. Flowers are white and yellow, with aromatic spices such as nutmeg.

Taste: complex fresh and fruity wine. The sweetness and acidity blend with fruit flavours. Medium plus to long finish

Works  with Asian cuisine (Thai especially), Fish, Risotto, Seafood and cheese fondue

Vintage 2016

This wine is a cross of both grapes and it takes the best parts of both of them. Lemon balm, flint rocks, white peach and a note of Creme Brulee make up this unusual wine.


Product Code 41UV0221
Size 75cl
Alcohol 13.0
In a nutshell The clever exotic white from Lake Geneva
Arrived 16 Mar 2023
Last Tasted 31 Jan 2024
mature evolution? No
Keep Until 2030
Also Available at The French Market, Grape and Grain, The Jolly Vintner, Lloyds Wines, Novel Wines, The Salusbury Wine Store, The Solent Cellar, Vineyards Wine Shop, Vinotopia, The Wine Library, The Wine Reserve, Wine Unlimited at The Vineyard
Case Size 6
Sweetness dry
Closure Synthetic Cork
Allergens Contains Sulphites
Composition 100% Doral
No longer available
VintageProduct CodeAlcoholkeeps at least until

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