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Marsanne Réserve

Marsanne is quite a common grape in Valais, having come up the Rhône a century or two ago. Here it is often called Ermitage.


Source
Switzerland
White

Information

About this vintage

Vintage
2012
SKU
4113055
Composition
Marsanne 100%
Ripeness
Normal
Alcohol
13 %
Stock
51
Last tasted
December 14 2016
Keep until
2020+
Bottle Size
0.75L

Wine Details

Country
Switzerland
Colour
White
Region
Valais
Variety
Marsanne
Sweet
No
Sparkling
No
Ripeness
Normal

More about this wine

This Marsanne was the best I found in 2013 in the Valais - and as I love Marsanne, I could not resist.

Ben says (December 2016): This is pure class. Scents of incense and honey mingle with hints of lychee and loam. It would make a very good perfume! In the mouth there is no hint of sweetness but vanilla does come through with some vegetal notes and green stone fruits. There is a spiciness, especially in the finish, which may be nutmeg but is quite elusive. Regardless of this, the wine is beautifully balanced and a real treat.



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