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Cave des Amandiers

"Viticultura Eroica" - Heroic Viticulture

Fringe, marginal wines from Valais, Switzerland. Fringe in the sense of their unique character, marginal in terms of the extreme micro-climate these steep sloping vineyards call home.

A young winery in Valais, founded in 2008 by Alexandre Deletraz. Originally the winemaking was done on a tiny scale in Fully but from 2011 in a new winery built in Saillon. Taking fruit from 5.2ha dramatically steep, dry terraced, naturally maintained vineyards at 450-900m above sea level.

Meticulous work is done in the vineyard with hand harvesting and severe pruning, as well as in the cellar.

The upper Mediterranean climate, along with altitude, exposure, and a unique warm wind for the micro-climate ensure optimal ripening conditions. The stone-walled terraces retain heat and strong winds dry the bunches eliminating disease pressure.