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Fendant Balavaud Grand Cru

2014 just in.

Goes well with fresh water fish, trouts, perch fillet, etc.


Source
Switzerland
White
Variety

Wine Details

Country
Switzerland
Colour
White
Region
Valais
Wine features
Integrated Production, Unoaked
Winemaking features
Malolactic
Variety
Chasselas
AOC / DAC / DOC
AOC Valais
Cru
Vetroz Grand Cru
Ripeness
Normal
Aged in
Steel
Serve at
8
Composition
Chasselas 100%

More about this wine

This is a Fendant with a great structure. The influence of the Vétroz soil is found in the full bouquet with a strong flint note, far more than you might normally expect with Chasselas. There is also more fruit on the palate.

Vintages

About this vintage

Vintage
2012
Product Code
4113039
Composition
Chasselas 100%
Ripeness
Normal
Alcohol
12% %
Keep until
2022
Bottle Size
0.75L

In Depth

The grape is not unclustered and not sugared. This wine is lightly pressured. The clear must is drawn off after the solid matter has settled. The first and the second fermentations are realized under temperature control.

The appellation "Vétroz Grand Cru", limited to four grape varieties, designates wines produced according to regulations established in 1993, which require limited yields and rigorous standards of vinification. For each vintage a commission of judges inspects and certifies all plots designated as Grand Cru.

Tasting Notes

2012: .

Reviews

About this vintage

Vintage
2013
Product Code
4114023
Composition
Chasselas 100%
Ripeness
Normal
Alcohol
12 %
Last tasted
2016
Keep until
2020
Bottle Size
0.75L

In Depth

The grape is not unclustered and not sugared. This wine is lightly pressured. The clear must is drawn off after the solid matter has settled. The first and the second fermentations are realized under temperature control.

The appellation "Vétroz Grand Cru", limited to four grape varieties, designates wines produced according to regulations established in 1993, which require limited yields and rigorous standards of vinification. For each vintage a commission of judges inspects and certifies all plots designated as Grand Cru.

Tasting Notes

2013: .

Reviews

About this vintage

Vintage
2014
Product Code
4116015
Composition
Chasselas 100 %
Ripeness
Normal
Alcohol
12 %
Stock
30
Last tasted
2017
Keep until
2025
Bottle Size
0.75L

In Depth

The grape is not unclustered and not sugared. This wine is lightly pressured. The clear must is drawn off after the solid matter has settled. The first and the second fermentations are realized under temperature control.

The appellation "Vétroz Grand Cru", limited to four grape varieties, designates wines produced according to regulations established in 1993, which require limited yields and rigorous standards of vinification. For each vintage a commission of judges inspects and certifies all plots designated as Grand Cru.

Reviews

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