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Orsat

The wine production company Caves Orsat SA with headquarters in Martigny in the Swiss canton Wallis was founded in 1874 by Alphonse Orsat. Until 1932 it remained a family business, then the conversion into an AG took place. In 1998, the share capital of the family Rouvinez However, an independent appearance was maintained. The own vineyards cover 30 hectares with for example the famous domain Clos Montibeux. Furthermore, grapes from around. 1,800 contract growers with a total area of ​​318 hectares purchased. Every year about four million liters of wine are produced from 16 different grape varieties. There are five different product lines. The flagship is "Primus Classicus", these wines come exclusively from their own vineyards. These are, for example, Chardonnay, Cornalin du Valais, Ermitage (Marsanne), Fendant (Chasselas), Johannisberg (Silvaner), Malvasia (Pinot Gris), Petite Arvine, Pinot Noir and Syrah. The flagship of the house is the barrique red wine cuvée "Romulus" in Bordeaux style (over 50% Cabernet Sauvignon, with shares of Merlot and Petit Verdot).

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