Ma Puinee Marie-Therese Chappaz 2017 500ml

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A hearty dinner

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Mature, Ripe fruits, Textured

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Ma Puinee Marie-Therese Chappaz 2017 biodynamic wine, Gamay, Pinot Noir, light stylish red for everyday! Light and fresh aromas of elderberry, cassis, spring water on mountain rocks. Pale but pure red colour, palate is zippy, youthful, elegant and soft yet well structured and sapid. With a p-late of charcuterie, this wine is a sheer delight.

Is Vegan? Yes
Bottle Size 500ml
Production Method Biodynamic, Natural, Organic
Producer Marie-therese Chappaz
Country Switzerland
Region Valais, Switzerland
Vintage 2017
Wine Type Red Wine
Wine Style Medium bodied
Grapes Gamay, Pinot Noir
Terroir Granite, Loess, Limestone
Alcohol 12% abv
Maturation Maturation in steel tanks
Total Sulphur 30 mg/l
Annual Production 0 - 5,000 bottles
Ageing Potential Nice in youth but will age well over 5-8 years

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, crystalline 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 33rd vintage, Marie Therese Chappaz continues to produce over twenty different Cuvee of world class wine which are highly sort after all over Switzerland and around the world.

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  1. Joe Brennan

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    This is excellent and very much enjoyed the 500ml size

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Ma Puinee Marie-Therese Chappaz 2017 500ml

£22.00