With 1,400 hectares of vineyards, Geneva is the third largest wine-growing canton in Switzerland. In addition to Chasselas and Gamay, the approximately 95 cellars offer a whole range of very high-quality specialties. Altogether there are over 60 different grape varieties from which wine is made in the Geneva vineyards. The spectrum includes such different grape varieties as Gewürztraminer and Viognier via Cabernet Sauvignon and the interesting cross Gamaret.
Nestled between the Jura ridges and the rocky steep slopes of the Salève, the Geneva vineyards are spread over numerous slopes. They are divided into three different terroirs
Wine with a future
die Wines from the lovingly grown traditional quality vines are the fruit of this hard and demanding work. Since 1988 have the Geneva wines, by introducing the Designation of Origin AOC (Appellation d’Origine Contrôlée), the Avant-garde status of wine culture. The drops from Lake Geneva offer diverse bouquets, rich in nuances Flavors and are characterized by their harmonious wealth in content and abundance the end. The highest quality standards and pure sensual pleasure have combined and let themselves be combined in noble harmony Wine connoisseurs rejoice.
Of course, today’s success is not the result of pure chance. die Geneva winemakers, as heir to one two thousand year old tradition Have understood how to adapt their production to the increasing demands and, above all, to adapt it to the demands of a critical, knowledgeable and discovery-loving audience.
That Result of this procedure is actually enough perfection and can do with the measure the very great wines of Europe. A success that we also like to enjoy together!
The “Geneve Terroir Tastings” 2021
die Swiss Falstaff editors-in-chief Benjamin Herzog & Dominik Vombach because of the wines have wonderful variations of the exquisite ones based in Geneva Tasting let yourself be tested by the different tastes. Here is an excerpt from the «Geneve Terroir Tastings» 2021
A selection of the «Geneve Terroir Tasting» 2021:
- 93 S. Syrah de Dardagny, 2019, Domaine du Clos des Pins
- 91 P. Premium Rouge, 2019, Domaine Château du Crest
- 91 P. L’Esprit de Genève by Bernard and Jérôme Cruz, 2018, Domaine de Beauvent
- 89 P. Pont des Soupirs Rouge, 2017, Domaine du Paradis
- 88 S. Gamay, 2019, Domaine de la Roche
- 87 S. Le Crêt Barrique, 2018, Berthaudin cave
Anyone interested in the results of the entire “Geneve Terroir Tastings” 2021 from Benjamin Herzog & Dominik Vombach is interested:
GO TO THE TASTING HERE
Further information to the splendid cry and the Terroir Geneva can be found at geneveterroir.ch