Dôle de Vétroz "Les Ruinettes," S. Roh
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Dôle de Vétroz "Les Ruinettes," S. Roh - 2018

Item # 27943 750mL
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Tasting Notes

The Roh family has its origins in Alsace having crossed the mountains into the Swiss Valais during the 17th century. Their cave is located in the heart of Vétroz. This tart red wine boasts an Alpine precision, unique to Vétroz's high elevation and pristine situation. Dôle is Pinot Noir blended with a touch of Gamay, creating a substantive, juicy red wine. Vibrant acidity and gentle tannins. Share with friends over wild meats or gamey, aged cheeses.

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Staff Pick Notes

The flavors are dark and subtle, drenched in shades of navy. Like lounging on a couch made of satin in a black cherry bathrobe with early afternoon sunshine flooding icy skin. Cranberry and smoldering embers absorbed in an endless conversation. 13 pennies, a touch of copper. Cold climate Pinot Noir intertwined with a small amount of Gamay. Flint and earth at the center of it all. A wine produced by the Roh family who migrated to Switzerland from Alsace in the late 80’s, collecting vineyards like rare treasures over countless years. Vines older then I am. The kind of juice that provokes imagination and thought. It makes you feel small, humbled by the rarity of its presence. Razor-like precision with a nose of dew-soaked sedimentary rocks, and smashed blue raspberrie

- HG

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Pinot Noir

The Burgundy region of northeastern France is the historic home of the Pinot Noir grape, and is the source of the world’s greatest examples. Here one finds renditions of Pinot Noir that deliver power with finesse and grace, wines that have unimaginable depth of flavor, yet are perfectly balanced and ephemeral in the mouth - in short, wines that deliver all that Pinot Noir has to offer. Terroir,...

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