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Humagne Rouge Balavaud de Vetroz

The grapes for this wine were harvested from deliberately small yield vines (500g/m2) and are aged over a long period in oak barrels.


Producer

PN_7e2c0915e9.jpgGiroud, Sion

Source
Switzerland
Red

Information

About this vintage

Vintage
2008
SKU
4110129
Ripeness
Normal
Stock
26
Last tasted
March 07 2016
Bottle Size
0.75L

Wine Details

Country
Switzerland
Colour
Red
Region
Valais
Variety
Humagne Rouge (Cornalin d'Aoste)
Sweet
No
Sparkling
No
Ripeness
Normal

More about this wine

Slow maceration over a period of three to four weeks allows for the gentle extraction of the tannins that produce the colour and structure of this red wine. A second period of fermentation in new 400 litre barrels completes the ageing process.

A deep crimson, the nose has violets, Swiss Stone Pine and cinnamon standing out in a floral bouquet which also includes hints of toast. On the palate, a powerful wine with rustic, hearty overtones. Dark fruit balances well with silky tannins. 13.0% ABV. Serving temperature 13-14°C. Keeps 10 years from the vintage if correctly cellared.

Delicious with game, grilled meats, wild fowl and hard cheeses.



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