Grain Pinot Les Dahrres Chappaz 2022

Grain Pinot Les Dahrres
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Grain Pinot Les Dahrres Marie-Therese Chappaz, biodynamic wine, Switzerland, 100% Pinot Noir, full, round elegant Pinot, very classy wine. Its light colour does not detract from its generous aroma and the superb richness. The palate is tender with notes of crushed strawberries, cherries in alcohol, raspberry with a smoky, leathery touch.  Although young Les Dahrres 2022 is true to itself with a beautiful concentration owed in particular to the influence of the vintage. This wine will have slightly greater aging potential than usual.  There is a smoky side to the wine in this vintage alongside pretty, fine tannins. Strawberry and wild raspberry are there while the mouthfeel is generous with a note of heather.

Is Vegan? Yes
Bottle Size 750ml
Production Method Biodynamic, Natural, Organic
Producer Marie-therese Chappaz
Country Switzerland
Region Valais, Switzerland
Vintage 2022
Wine Type Red Wine
Wine Style Full bodied
Grape Pinot Noir
Terroir Chamoson Village, Limestone Soils
Alcohol 13% abv
Maturation Stainless steel and Barrels
Annual Production 5 - 10,000 bottles
Ageing Potential 6-8 years
Food Matching Blue Cheese, Oily Fish, On its own, Poultry

Domaine Marie Therese Chappaz, lies on the south facing slopes of the beautiful Valais region of Switzerland just above the town of Fully.

Wine production in the region dates back to the 2nd century BC and the vines carpet the lower slopes of the high mountains, up to over 1000 metres.  The climate is hot in summer and bitterly cold in winter.  There are over 300 days of sunshine per year. The mountains provide a diverse terroir including loess, granite, alluvial, clay and limestone. There are a multitude of grapes from the well known Gamay and Pinot Noir to lesser known Cornalin and Petite Arvine. These conditions and such diversity make for a wide range of wine styles and exciting flavours.

Marie Therese Chappaz took over her family estate when it was just 1.5 hectares back in the mid 80s.  She has worked using biodynamic farming for over 20 years. She has built a reputation for elegant yet full bodied wines with depth and style which age very well. Her passion and commitment to quality have earned her international recognition.  In 2016, her estate was listed in the Gault Millau guide as one of the best 100 wineries in the world.

Today she farms 11 hectares of vines on the slopes above her house in Fully and in nearby villages, Charrat, Leytron and Chamoson.  Five of the vineyards are only reachable on foot or in a small cable car. Now on her 34th vintage, Marie Therese Chappaz continues to produce over twenty different Cuvee of world class wine.  Her wines are highly sort after all over Switzerland and around the world.

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The Natural Wine Lexicon

  • Organic
  • Biodynamic
  • Natural Yeast Fermentation
  • Nothing Removed, Nothing Added
  • Hand Harvest
  • Unfined
  • Unfilitered
  • Low Sulphur
  • No Added Sulphur
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