Heida Gletscherwein 2010, Chanton

£40.74
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Product code
4112038
Switzerland  Valais 
Features Unoaked, "Slow Wine", Old Vines, Vegetarian and Vegan
Style White
Varieties
  • Alpine Wines Grape Varieties: Traminer / Heida

Not just a museum piece, this is up there with the very best Valaisan whites you will find.

Heida / Traminer / Savagnin / Païen - this is a grape variety you find all over the Alpine regions and further afield. For me it is one of the great white wine varieties, up there with Chardonnay and Riesling, producing great wines on several continents, able to go from sparkling to dessert and with great ageing potential. If you haven't tried the Swiss and Austrian versions, you owe it to yourself to try.

More Information
Bottle Size 75cl
Variety Traminer / Heida
Vintage 2010
Is Mature Yes
Alcohol 11
Ripeness Normal
Allergens Contains Sulphites
Case Size 12
Closure Natural Cork
Winemaking Malolactic
Aged In Steel
Key Features Unoaked, "Slow Wine", Old Vines, Vegetarian and Vegan
Special Price £25.00
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Bought In (year) 2011
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The name for Chanton's Heida "Gletscherwein" (or Glacier wine) stems from the fact that the grapes used for this wine come from various high terraced sites in the "Valley of the Virgin" which leads from Visp, through Visperterminen, on towards Zermatt and the Matterhorn and grow in sight of the several glaciers in the region. Chanton's first plantings of Heida were made in 1964 and now the average age is well over 35 years.

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