2017

Valais AOC Johannisberg Domaine du Mont d'Or

Silvaner

Price
CHF 19.95
Price per 10
2.66/10cl
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Wine information

Region

Wallis, Switzerland

Grape

Silvaner

Producer

Domaine du Mont d'Or

Vintage

2017

Goes well with

Appetizers, aromatic cheese, Asian cuisine, fruit salad

Degustation notes

Intense gold-yellow colour. A pleasantly honeyed, ripe peach bouquet, concentrated, sweet on the palate with a liberation of delicate aromas, nice roundness, balanced fruity notes, soft with just the right amount of acidity, persistently aromatic with a slight tartness in an otherwise sweet finish.

Awards

Expovina 2019 - Gold

Special notes

The 20 hectares of the Mont d'Or Domain near Sion are considered to be an exceptional growing zone in Valais. The vineyard at the foot of the Mont d'Orge was founded by François-Eugene Masson in 1848. 220 terraces were painstakingly arranged, supported by 15 km of dry stone walls. The vineyards are located between 495 and 660 meters with an average gradient of 50 to 55% and up to 75% in some places. To Masson, the Valais owes Sylvaner, called Johannisberg here. Georges Masson, the founder's son, brought this grape to the Valais in 1870 during a trip to Germany. It is a tribute to the Johannisberg Castle in the Rheingau (where Riesling has been cultivated for the past 200 years), why this grape variety is called Johannisberg.

Alcohol content

13.5%

Drinking temperature

10 - 12°C

Optimum maturity

2019-2023

Original packaging

Box of 6

Stopper

Natural cork

Supplier

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

Ratings

Average rating: 4.5 of 5 4.5 12 ratings and 4 reviews

  • from on (Rated vintage: 2016)
    Average rating: 2.0 of 5 2.0

    Viel zu süss, werde ich nicht wieder kaufen.

  • from on (Rated vintage: 2012)
    Average rating: 5.0 of 5 5.0

    Ideal für den Apero - Süss und fruchtig.

  • from on (Rated vintage: 2012)
    Average rating: 5.0 of 5 5.0

  • from on (Rated vintage: 2012)
    Average rating: 4.0 of 5 4.0

  • from on (Rated vintage: 2012)
    Average rating: 5.0 of 5 5.0

  • from on (Rated vintage: 2012)
    Average rating: 4.0 of 5 4.0

  • from on (Rated vintage: 2012)
    Average rating: 5.0 of 5 5.0

  • from on (Rated vintage: 2012)
    Average rating: 5.0 of 5 5.0

  • from on (Rated vintage: 2012)
    Average rating: 5.0 of 5 5.0

  • from on (Rated vintage: 2012)
    Average rating: 5.0 of 5 5.0

    Excellent vin pour un apéritif - Excellent vin pour un apéritif. Relativement doux.