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Cornalin

A mouthful of wine

The Cornalin is the victim of confusion. It is one of the oldest specialities of Valais. Traditionally, it was known there under the name Rouge du Pays, or “country red”. But, as there was already a variety bearing that name in the Aosta Valley, it was officially rechristened Cornalin. It was thought that this referred to the same grapes. Yet genetic analysis showed that the two, while related, are not identical. There are thus two completely different grapes with the name Cornalin. The Valais Cornalin – or the Rouge du Pays – is a merry, everyday wine. It tastes of black cherry, raspberry and violets and fills the palate with plenty of velvety tannins. A slightly spicy note, as of cinnamon or cloves, is typical. It tastes great with mature Valais cheese and ham from a mountain pig!

 

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Cuvée 1858 Rouge
Vegan
Certified integrated production

Cuvée 1858 Rouge

AOC Wallis, Bonvin, 2017, 750 ml
CHF 52.–
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Cornalin
Vegan
Certified integrated production

Cornalin

AOC Wallis, Charles Bonvin SA, 2018, 750 ml
CHF 27.70
In Stock
Cornalin
Vegan
Certified integrated production

Cornalin

AOC Wallis, Charles Bonvin SA, 2017, 750 ml
CHF 27.70
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Le Tourmentin
Vegan

Le Tourmentin

AOC Wallis, Rouvinez, 2016, 750 ml
CHF 34.–

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