Mont-Sur-Rolle Grand Cru Blanc - Domaine Maison Blanche
Ideally situated on the shore of the lake of Geneva (Swiss side), the estate comprise 6 ha..
Appellation : MONT SUR ROLLE Grand Cru
Cépage : 100% Chasselas
Terroir: The hillside closest the lake. A microclimate and heavy topsoil give this Chasselas wine body and caracter typical of the real Mont-sur-Rolle.
Vinification: Owner Philosophy is to combine tradition and progress. Tradition by picking grapes by hand, wines matured on a old traditional oak cask, consulting the moon phases. Progress by using modern technology in harmony with nature, controlled policy of restricted yield.
Goes well with cheeses, freshwater fish, Asian food, and of course an excellent aperitif wine !
Ageing potential : 3 to 5 years. Beyond that, sum vintages can, from a gastronomical point of view, be very interesting .
La Maison Blanche... yesterday The de Mestrals came originally from Savoy and were first mentioned in Mont in 1258. At the time, Mont was part of the duchy of Savoy, and Pierre was the supervisor of the fortress and the lands owned by Louis de Savoie. The Maison Blanche, or White House, built in the 15th century, was first a fo[...]+