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Jean-René Germanier - Vins du Valais

Wallis/Valais Switzerland

The winery Jean-René Germanier - Vins du Valais is located in the municipality of Bellavaud-Vétroz in the Swiss canton of Wallis. It was founded in 1896 by Urbain Germanier (1873-1944). His son Franci...
Name: Jean-René Germanier - Vins du Valais
Growing area: Wallis/Valais
Vineyard: 70 ha
Owner: Jean-René Germanier
Wine Maker: Gilles Besse
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0.75 L
2016 AOC Valais Petite Arvine
Translate to English Editor note: Zart pflanzlicher und eine Spur nussiger Duft mit gelbfruchtigen und ganz leicht gelb-gewürzigen Not...
0.7 L
2003 Valais AOC Amigne molleux
11.43 €
Editor note: Subdued notes of citrus and pomaceous fruit on the nose, vegetal as well as light mineral notes. Cle...
0.375 L
2002 Valais AOC Amigne sweet Mitis
18.41 €
Editor note: Smoky nose, dried citrus fruit, some pomaceous fruit and hay, with malty notes. Quite prominent smok...
0.7 L
2004 Valais AOC Petite Arvine
11.43 €
Editor note: Delicate herbaceous notes on the nose, vegetal notes as well as pomaceous fruit. Clean, dry and stra...
0.75 L
2003 Valais AOC Syrah Cayas Réserve
20.95 €
Editor note: Oak-dominated nose with chocolate notes, blackberries, pepper and tobacco. Roasted aromas dominate t...
0.75 L
2004 AOC Vetroz Grand Cru Balavaud Fendant
9.52 €
Editor note: Medium-intense nose, light yeasty as well as mineral notes, honeydew melon and some pomaceous fruit....
The winery Jean-René Germanier - Vins du Valais is located in the municipality of Bellavaud-Vétroz in the Swiss canton of Valais. It was founded in 1896 by Urbain Germanier (1873-1944). His son Francis (1909-1994) distilled a brandy made from Williams pears for the first time in Switzerland in 1945, thus the speciality of the house "Bon Père William" was born. Today, the winery is managed by Jean-René Germanier, who is assisted as an oenologist by his nephew Gilles Besse. The vineyards comprise 11 hectares of own vineyards, from another 40 hectares grapes are purchased. The varieties represented are Amigne, Chasselas, Gamay, Diolonier, Ermitage (Marsanne), Humagne Rouge (Cornalin), Petite Arvine, Pinot Noir and Syrah. The wines are produced in the four lines Grand Cru, Classique, Reserve and Gally. The flagships of the house are the "Syrah Cayas", the noble sweet "Mitis" from the autochthonous Amigne variety fermented in barrique and the red wine cuvée "Gally Assemblage" from Gamay and Diolonier. The product range also includes the traditional Valais wines Fendant (white wine from Chasselas) and Dôle (red wine from Pinot Noir and Gamay and light as "Blanche").

Awards of wine competitions

Year Name Wine Award
2016 Mondial des Pinots Pinot Noir Balavaud Grand Cru, 2015, AOC Valais Or
2019 Vinalies Internationales 2019 Cayas Réserve Syrah, AOC Valais, 2016 Gold
2019 Vinalies Internationales 2019 Mitis Vétroz Réserve Amigne, AOC Valais, 2015 Gold
2019 Vinalies Internationales 2019 Petite Arvine Petite arvine, AOC Valais, 2017 Gold
2019 Mondial du Chasselas 2019 Fendant Balavaud, Vétroz Grand Cru, 2017, AOC Valais Vétroz Grand Cru Gold
2019 Mondial des Pinots 2019 Lapon, Pinot Noir de Venthône AOC Valais 2016 Gold
2020 Vinalies Internationales February - March 2020 Cayas Syrah 2015 Gold
Jean-René Germanier - Vins du Valais Region: Wallis/Valais Switzerland

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