Johanniter

The Johanniter from Domaine La Capitaine has been voted Best Organic Wine of Switzerland for 3 consecutive years at the Grand Prix du Vin Suisse. A light aromatic wine with flavors of pineapple, lychee and pear with a hint of spices.

Additional info

Producer: Domaine la Capitaine
Grape variety: Johanniter
Origin: AOC La Côte, Vaud
Vintage: 2018
Viticulture: Biodynamic
Harvest: Manual
Native yeast: Yes
Capacity: 75 cl
Decantation: No
Serving temperature: 12 - 13 ° C
Alcohol content: 13% vol.

Info about the grape variety

Grape variety: Johanniter
International (planted after 1900) | 29 HA en Suisse (0,02%)

A variety of disease resistant grape (PIWI) made from the crossing of Pinot Gris, Chasselas, Riesling and Seyve-Villard. The Johanniter was established in 1968 at the Freiberg Research Center in Baden-Württemberg (DE). It bears the name of its creator Johannes Zimmermann. In Switzerland, it produces light aromatic wines with aromas of citrus, exotic fruits and a spicy finish.