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Pinot blanc Dardagny 2017

AOC Genève, Domaine les Hutins, 750 ml

750 ml
Assortment Baur au Lac Vins20
Grape variety: Pinot blanc
Producer: Domaine Les Hutins
Origin: Schweiz / Genf
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Article nr. 10125717
Grape variety: Pinot blanc
Producer: Domaine Les Hutins
Origin: Schweiz / Genf
Other vintages:

Description

Pale golden yellow with bright green tinge. Floral nose of acacia and pear with touches of grapefruit. On palate the wine is full bodied with a lovely vivacity. Fresh and lively with good balance and length. A long harmonious fruit-driven finish.

Attributes

Origin: Schweiz / Genf
Grape variety: Pinot blanc
Label: Certified integrated production
Ripening potential: 1 to 4 years
Serving temperature: 10 to 12 °C
Food pairing suggestion: Apéro riche, Fresh water fish with cream sauce, Cheese board
Vinification: fermentation in steel tank, pressed carefully and immediately, fermentation at low temperatures
Harvest: hand-picking, strict selection
Maturation: in steel tank
Volume: 13.5 %
Note: Contains sulphites
Grape variety

Pinot blanc

Lively sparkling, substantial white

The Pinot blanc has the same genetic fingerprint as Pinot gris and Pinot noir. They only differ in colour. The mutation from red to white was noted over a century ago in Burgundy. Suddenly, berries of differing colorations were hanging on the same stock. The bouquet of the Pinot blanc is fresh and floral with notes of citrus, apple, pear and apricot. In Alsace, it yields fragrant sparkling wines; it also enters into some champagnes. Vintners in Germany and Austria produce an abundance of Pinot blanc with a good deal of substance, blending and backbone. Representatives from Switzerland demonstrate a similar profile. There, the Pinot blanc grows mainly in Valais, Vaud and in Grisons.

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Region

Genf

Geneva: diversity at a high level

It is famous as a UN city, clock town and as a financial metropolis. However, Geneva is also increasingly recognized as a wine region. In 1988, Geneva was the first canton of Switzerland to establish a designation of origin (AOC). Since then, something almost revolutionary has occurred in the southwestern tip of Switzerland. With refreshing sparkling wines, aromatic Sauvignon Blancs, complex cuvées from Bordeaux varieties and many other specialties, Geneva vintners are demonstrating the treasure that lie in their terroir.

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Country

Switzerland

Switzerland – A small country with enormous diversity

Switzerland is famous for its banks, watches, and cheese, but not necessarily for its wine. The Swiss didn't invent wine, but they have been extremely open and curious to it. Wine culture arrived in what is now modern Switzerland via several routes: from Marseilles to Lake Geneva and the Lower Valais region; from the Aosta Valley through the Great St. Bernard Pass to the rest of Valais; from the Rhone through Burgundy, across the Jura Mountains to Lake Constance; and from Lombardy to Ticino, and then on to Grisons.

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