Picholette de Genève, RougeGenève Appellation d'Origine Contrôlée
Origin : Quality controlled (AOC) Geneva
Height : 400-480 m
Soil : Sandstone to clay
Grape variety : Blend of Gamaret and Garanoir
Pruning method : Guyot
Average production : 70 hl/ha
Winemaking : Traditional fermentation on skins at cool temperature followed by malolactic fermentation. The blend of the 2 wines is made just before bottling.
Strength : 13% ABV
Characteristic : Deep dark colour. Aromas of red fruits, ripe plum. Mouth blackberries, soft tannins.
Gastronomy : Red meat, game, cheese.
Best time to drink : Now and 2-3 years .