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Favre

The “René Favre & Fils SA” winery in the small municipality of Saint-Pierre-de-Clages in the canton Wallis is in the French Switzerland, It is run by the brothers Mike and Jean-Charles Favre. Mike is General Secretary of the International Union of Enologists and President of the Fair Mondial du Pinot Noir, The vineyards cover 13 hectares with 78 plots. The indigenous varieties in particular 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 from the house are a white wine made from 70-year-old Petite Arvine vines, as well as red wines from Pinot Noir like the one in Barrique aged and unfiltered “La Renommée Saint-Pierre” from extremely low vines earnings, There are also brandies such as apricot, apple and Williams pear brandy, as well Marc (Pomace brandy).

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