Chardonnay

A generous wine with aromas of white peach, pear and even a few hints of acacia flowers. A frank attack, precise and of course full thanks to its beautiful aromas. Chardonnay des Balisiers is aged 100% in amphorae.

Additional info

Producer: Domaine des Balisier
Grape variety: Chardonnay
Origin: AOC Genève
Vintage: 2016
Viticulture: Biodynamic
Harvest: Manual
Native yeast: Yes
Capacity: 75 cl
Decantation: No
Serving temperature: 11 - 12 ° C

Info about the grape variety

Grape variety: Chardonnay
International (planted after 1900) | 386HA in Switzerland (2,64%)

A natural cross between Pinot and Gouais Blanc, Chardonnay was probably born in Saône-et-Loire (FR) where it is mentioned at the end of the 17th century. Its kinship makes it a brother of Gamay, Aligoté, Melon and other lesser-known grape varieties, and allows us to understand why it has long been confused with Aligoté and Pinot Blanc. Its name comes from the Chardonnay village near Mâcon (Burgundy). In Switzerland, it produces wines whose aromas vary greatly depending on the terroir and the vinification, ranging from lime to vanilla butter.

Associated names: Clävner