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Grisons

Grisons (F)
Grigioni (I)
Grisões (PO)
Graubünden (GB)
Grisones (ES)
Canton in the far east of the Switzerland on the border to Austria, The vineyards cover 384 hectares and are part of the wine region German Switzerland, Around 50 hectares of vineyards in Misoxtal (Mesolcina), which politically belongs to Grisons, belong to the winegrowing area Ticino, The wine-growing communities in the northern area of ​​"Bündner Herrschaft" are Fläsch, Jenins Maienfeld and Malans (here already in 1321 the well-known white wine completer mentioned). The climate is characterized by a lot of sunshine and by blowing through the Rhine Valley southern Föhnwind. Significantly, this fall wind is " grapes Kocher "Because it favors the formation of sugar in the grapes. For the most part (90%) the "Bündner Rheinweine" are produced. These are strong, alcohol-rich red wines from Pinot Noir (also called Klevner or Chlävner here), which are mostly expanded in oak barrels. Further varieties are Müller-Thurgau and Chardonnay. Well-known wine places are Chur (capital with Bischofsgut), Fläsch, Jenins, Maienfeld and Malans with the traditional dessert wine completer,

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