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Favre

The winery "René Favre & Fils SA" in the small town of Saint-Pierre-de-Clages in the canton Wallis lies in the French Switzerland, It is led by the brothers Mike and Jean-Charles Favre. Mike is General Secretary of the International Union of Oenologists and President of the Fair Mondial du Pinot Noir, The vineyards cover 13 hectares of vineyards with 78 plots. Especially the indigenous varieties are cultivated, above all Arvine, as well as Humagne Rouge ( Cornalin ) and Goron de Bovernier, Other international varieties are Chardonnay. Fendant ( Chasselas ) Gamay, Johannisberg ( Sylvaner ) Pinot Noir and Sauvignon Blanc, Premium wines of the house are a white wine from some 70-year-old Petite Arvine vines, as well as red wines from Pinot Noir as the in Barrique developed and unfiltered "La Renommée Saint-Pierre" from vines with extremely low earnings, There are also brandies such as apricot, apple and Williams pear brandy, as well Marc (Pomace brandy) produced.

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