2014

Valais AOC Fendant Dame de Sion

Chasselas

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Wine information

Region

Wallis, Switzerland

Grape

Chasselas

Producer

Les Fils de Charles Favre

Vintage

2014

Goes well with

Appetizers, fondue raclette

Degustation notes

A fine bouquet with mineral notes and slight hints of yeast, in the mouth, fresh with plenty of carbonic acid and sharpness, a strong fruity presence, nice volume and pleasantly soft at the finish.

Awards

Grand Prix du vin Suisse 2015 - Silver

Special notes

This family estate has belonged to Charles Favre's sons since 1944. The Fendant from Valais, commonly known as Chasselas, was introduced, it seems, by General de Courten in the eighteenth century. He was the first to plant a vineyard in Sion. The main town in thecanton, has 425 hectares of vineyards, produces 61% of white wines and 39% of red wines. In addition to the traditional wine varieties, you can also find a wide variety of specialty red and white wines.

Alcohol content

11.8%

Allergy info

contains: sulfit

Country of production

  • Switzerland

Supplier

  • Coop Info Service
  • Postfach 2550, 4002 Basel
  • Phone: 0848 888 444

Drinking temperature

10-12°C

Optimum maturity

2017-2018

Original packaging

Box of 6

Stopper

Screw top

Ratings

Average rating: 4.0 of 5 19 ratings and 4 reviews

  • from on (Rated vintage: 2016)
    Average rating: 5.0 of 5 5.0

    Incontournable

  • from on (Rated vintage: 2016)
    Average rating: 5.0 of 5 5.0

    Top avec une fondue ou une raclette.

  • from on (Rated vintage: 2014)
    Average rating: 4.0 of 5 4.0

    Diese Dame ist immer willkommen - als Apero, zu einem kleinen Imbiss, zu Käse
    oder einfach sozu geniessen

  • from on (Rated vintage: 2013)
    Average rating: 2.0 of 5 2.0

    Fendant Dame de Sion - Dieser Wein hat zuviel Kohlensäure. Schade.