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Eyholzer Roter

A surprising Alpine red

An ancient rare grape variety - one of several from Chanton.


Source
Switzerland
Red

Wine Details

Country
Switzerland
Colour
Red
Region
Valais
Variety
Eyholzer Roter (Hibou)
Ripeness
Normal

More about this wine

The Eyholzer Roter grape, also known as Hibou, is grown around Visp and in the village of Eyholz just to the west of Visp.

This ancient variety has also been grown in Savoie in France and and in northern Italy.

The traditional method of growing the grape in Valais is to train it on pergolas. This wine is a medium red with a nose of mountain violet and raspberry.

Soft and fruity on the palate, it is best served slightly chilled as one would a young Beaujolais, with ham, quiches, cold meats and cheeses (Schabziger if you can get it).

If you are a Pinot Noir fan then this is a must-try wine for you.

Vintages

About this vintage

Vintage
2006
Product Code
4110084
Ripeness
Normal
Stock
7
Bottle Size
0.75L

Reviews

About this vintage

Vintage
2010
Product Code
4112035
Ripeness
Normal
Alcohol
11.5 %
Stock
21
Last tasted
June 20 2016
Bottle Size
0.75L

[4112035] EYHOLZER ROTER 2011 [Red, Eyholzer Roter]

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