Resi Vispertal

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Switzerland  Valais 

The Rèze, or Resi, grape is one of the oldest white grape varieties still grown in the Valais.

Features Unoaked, "Slow Wine", Old Vines, Vegetarian and Vegan
Style White, Still, Dry, Single Variety
Varieties
  • Alpine Wines Grape Varieties: Resi
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For its quality and the chance to experience what so few have experienced.
Because it is a beautiful and unusual wine.
A smooth spicy white with a unique character.

These ancient variety white wines improve with age, so we recommend buying the oldest vintage available, especially if the wine is for a tasting.

Ben says of the 2011 (February 2018): The original expectation of gooseberry and green apple is now gone as the years have developed this wine beautifully. A light floral, aromatic nose with hints of apricot, quince paste, beeswax, honeysuckle and a slight citrus feel. In the mouth there is a lovely, gentle bitterness of grapefruit or pomelo and the aromatics are much more prevalent. This is a delightful wine made from an ultra-rare grape.

Style White, Still, Dry, Single Variety
Winemaker Chanton Wein
Country Switzerland
Region Valais
Features Unoaked, "Slow Wine", Old Vines, Vegetarian and Vegan
AOC Vispertal, Visp, Valais, Switzerland
Aged In Steel
Closure Natural Cork
Varieties Resi
Composition Resi 100%
Ripeness Normal
Winemaking Spontaneous Yeast, Unfiltered, Low Added Sulphur
This is a very dry wine so it is nice to have something with it - cold meats and cheese nibbles for example.
Resi is the ideal partner for traditional platters of dried meat and cheese (assiette valaisanne), or raclette and fondue dishes.
Tasting Notes
A pale lemon yellow, the wine has a rich bouquet of citrus and herbs. On the palate, smooth, with spice, resin and bitter almonds with good acidity. Good length.
2011
Product Code 4112040
Size 75cl
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