La Chênaie Gamay de PeissyGenève Appellation d'Origine Contrôlée
Genève Appellation d’Origine Contrôlée Matured in oak casks
Origin : Quality controlled (AOC) Geneva, Peissy
Height : 400-500 m
Soil : Clay
Grape variety : Gamay
Pruning method : Guyot
Average production : 70 hl/ha
Winemaking : Harvested early October. 10 to 14 days of skin contact, carbonic maceration for part of it. The wine is stored in French oak casks for 6 months.
Strength : 13% ABV
Characteristic : Fruity aromas of strawberry and vanilla, with a pleasant balance between alcohol, fruit and tannins. This wine is light red with a complexity brought by ageing in oak casks.
Gastronomy : Mostly appreciated with “white meats” like poultry, veal and pork, light game meat, cheese, or by itself.
Best time to drink : Now and up to 5 years after vintage.