Sauvignon Blanc de GenèveGenève Appellation d'Origine Contrôlée
Genève Appelation d’Origine Contrôlée
Origin: Quality controlled (AOC) Geneva, Peissy
Height : 450 m
Soil : Molasse (a soft, crumbly sandstone)
Grape variety : Sauvignon Blanc
Pruning method : Guyot,narrowly spaced lines (10,000 plants/ha)
Average production : 70 hl/ha
Winemaking : To extract aromas, the grapes are left to stew in their own juice for 12 hours at 6°C, then pressed, racked, fermented and matured in stainless steel tanks.
Characteristics : Pale yellow-olive. Nose blackcurrant leaf. Taste figs, almonds, full and soft.
Strength 13.5% ABV
Gastronomy: Ideal as an aperitif wine and traditionally accompanies seafood.
Best time to drink : Now and up to 2-3 years after vintage.
Service temperature : 8-9°C