Chasselas

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Chasselas maintains a very modest acreage in North America. It is most associated with Switzerland, where it is by far that country’s most planted variety. In Switzerland, it has several other regional names, including Fendant, in the Vaud and Valais districts. Here it is usually vinified into technically clean, dry and mildly fruity white wines. In France, this variety is more often identified as a table grape. Although it is responsible for wine production of the lightly regarded ‘Pouilly Sur Loire’ appellation. It also maintains a small acreage under vine in France’s northern region of Alsace.

Your slight appearance doesn't forewarn the volume of your voice. The most popular entertainer in your Swiss homeland, you perform with precision and technical perfection. While your style has yet to catch on in North America, you remain an alpine legend. – Description from Appellation America (view original content)

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  • Pierre Sparr Chasselas Vieilles Vignes 1992

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    No written review

    Wine review by Wendy Crispell


  • Ollon Domaine de Grange Volet 2009

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    Wunderbarer, typischer Chasselas. Elegant und fein, schön strukturiert! Riecht nach Honig und Orangenblüten, super ausgeglichen! Read More

    Wine review by alanb1108


  • Clos des Abbayes Dézaley Aoc 2012

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    Gute Mischung aus Garanoir, Pinot Noir und Gamay. Ziemlich wuchtig und mit typischem Gamay Charakter. Waadtländer Terroir!! Read More

    Wine review by alanb1108


  • I tried 7 dolar  Mexican cabernet-sauvignon and it was pretty tasty. Could anyone suggest some good white Mexican wines? Read More

    Forum post in the topic Mexican wines


  • Château de Ripaille White Rhone Blend 2009

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    A wonderful light white wine, one of my very favorites for appetizers or social get-togethers, and inexpensive to boot. A little hard to find as the winery is very small and sells mostly in the local region - very little goes to export. But if you find a bottle, grab it. Read More

    Wine review by Dreadnought1906


  • Clos des Abbayes Dézaley Aoc 2012

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    Wine review by Anna Carol Ramos


  • Dezaley Chemin de Fer Aoc 2009

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    Butter! Toast! Fett! Ein top Dézaley! Die beste Lage des Lavaux-Gebietes ... ... in diesem Wein. Wer fettige Chasselas mag, der liegt hier richti Read More

    Wine review by alanb1108


  • Clos des Abbayes Dézaley Aoc 2012

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    Had a 2005 at Thanksgiving and it was spectacular! A lighter Cab/Sav, but incredibly silky and nice fruit with a light finish that went well with the dinner. Finished another bottle later with a great cigar! Read More

    Wine review by derekrdu


  • Terravin Pinot Noir Omaka Valley Hillside Selection 2006

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    It is indeed 50/50 Semillon and Sauvignon Blanc and at 5 years old now it is just starting to unfold. Very tight still and showing citrus and wild honey characters that are overlaid with complexity showing now from the wild ferment and barrel aging. It still is very youthful and needs time yet. It defininitely benefits from a larger glass and mo... Read More

    Wine review by terravin1


  • Clos des Abbayes Dézaley Aoc 2012

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    Wine review by luca chevalier


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