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Château de Châtagneréaz
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Weißwein 2018 AOC La Côte Mont-sur-Rolle Premier Grand Cru "Château de Châtagneréaz", Vaud, Switzerland

Type: Weißwein (White wine)
Quantity: 0.75 L
Alcohol content: 12.5%
Predicate: Premier Grand Cru
Price: 19.95 €
Bottle closure: Screw cap
Maturing: stainless steel
Variety: Chasselas
Registration number: #ChCh-L00408

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Last reviewed: 7 October, 2020
Area in the Swiss canton of Vaud; see there.

Canton and wine-growing region with the capital Lausanne in French-speaking Switzerland. The vineyards cover 3,882 hectares. The beginnings of viticulture date back to the Romans. In the Middle Ages, the Cistercian order carried out important pioneering work, whose monks laboriously wrested the majority of the vineyards that still exist today from the steep slopes. An AOC system with Grand Cru sites has been in place since 1995. The use of the designation Grand Cru is permitted (tolerated) throughout the entire cantonal territory provided that the wines in question come from sites listed in the vineyard register and bear designations such as...

The Romans planted vines in the Basel and Windisch area around the turn of the century and founded viticulture. In the 6th century AD, monks from Burgundy founded the monastery of St. Maurice near Aigle in the canton of Vaud and cultivated vineyards. In the middle of the 8th century, there is evidence of vineyards in the Rhine valley in Chur and on Lake Constance. As elsewhere in Europe, viticulture was cultivated by the Cistercians in the Middle Ages. They founded the Hautcrèt Palézieux monastery and planted the first terraced vineyard on Lake Geneva in the canton of Vaud in 1142. The Dézaley area is still one of the...

Synonym for the grape variety Chasselas; see there.
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