A surprise, this one, with most Humagne Rouge from its home canton, Valais. St Saphorin, which sits on the shores of Lake Geneva, has a fine Humagne Rouge, from the Cave du Château de Glérolles, a fine old castle that juts out into the lake. We drank the 2013 with a fun and comforting Saturday […]
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Leytron in Valais is hosting a fête centred around Humagne, native Valais wine grape variety that calls this place home. Spectacular golden vineyards, beautiful rustic red wines.
The holidays are over, summer barbecues with cool whites and rosés are far in the distance, but there is a Swiss wine that is a delightful treat this time of year, when the snow lies round about, and roasts and stews tickle our noses. Humagne Rouge is a canton Valais wine specialty that originally hails […]
Today has been a day for celebrating in Fully, canton Valais, the day when Spring and Petite Arvine are declared to be partners, and people turn their attention to this wonderful grape, one of Europe’s finest. Wineries invite special guests – last year saw several winemakers from Burgundy – the wine flows to keep up […]
The wine: Electus 2013, Valais Mundi Provins, Switzerland A clear and pleasing rich dark red robe. Nose marked by the main grape (35%), Cornalin, with notes of black cherries and violets. Complex nose, with waves of varying notes, including Mediterranean herbs for me, perhaps reflecting at this stage the 6 grapes in the blend: Humagne […]