2015

Pierrafeu Provins Fendant du Valais AOC

Chasselas

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Wine information

Region

Wallis, Switzerland

Grape

Chasselas

Producer

Provins

Vintage

2015

Goes well with

Appetizers, fondue, raclette

Degustation notes

Pale yellow colour, a fragrant bouquet with floral aromas, mineral notes, pleasantly fruity in the mouth, rich in substance and flavour, balanced into the finish.

Special notes

Fendant is probably the best known white wine from the Valais. The Domherrenwein is part of the Golden Capsule range of Provins wines. The law dictates a minimum of 68° Oechsle. Provins is a cooperative, founded in 1930, following a difficult wine producing situation at the time. Wine producers first got together to create a company to produce and store their products. In a second stage, theycreated a structure to market their products. Provins is now the largest producer of Swiss wines, representing about 23% of the production in Valais and 10% of the Swiss production overall. More than 4,400 members entrust their harvest to the cooperative in the amount of about 10,000,000 kilos of grapes every year.

Alcohol content

12.0%

Drinking temperature

8-10°C

Optimum maturity

2017-2020

Original packaging

Box of 6

Stopper

Screw top

Ratings

Average rating: 5.0 of 5 4 ratings and 2 reviews

  • from on
    Average rating: 4.0 of 5 4.0

    gute säure zusammen mit käse - generell ist der Fendant oft zu negativ bewertet! top!

  • from on
    Average rating: 5.0 of 5 5.0

    Wir trinken zu Fondue und Raclette am liebsten diesen, da er genügend Säure hat ohne sauer zu sein.