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Wine

In Valais, the grape growing has a rich tradition two millennia . The art of cultivating the noble plant and raise its divine drink comes from the Roman legionaries who brought in the Rhone Valley varietals many , sometimes from distant lands . Thanks to exceptional climatic conditions , on average 2400 hours of sunshine per year and precipitation below 600 mm, the Valais with its varied terroirs , composed of schist , gneiss , limestone or granite , now houses a wide range varietals .

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Valais, an exceptional vineyard

July 28, 2016 4:48 am

In Valais, the grape growing has a rich tradition two millennia. The art of cultivating the noble plant and raise its divine drink comes from the Roman legionaries who brought in the Rhone Valley varietals many, sometimes from distant lands. Thanks to exceptional climatic conditions, on average 2400 hours of sunshine per year and precipitation...

Grapes

July 28, 2016 4:37 am

The most notable wines are: Fendant, from Chasselas, dry, light, fruity and aromatic, lingering well in the mouth. A wine of thirst. the Dole, red very fragrant. It must contain at least 51% Pinot Noir, the rest being due to...

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