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Rouvinez

The wine production company Rouvinez Vins in Sierre (Sierre) in the Swiss canton Wallis was founded in 1946 by Bernard Rouvinez, the first winery was built in 1947. Today it is managed by his two sons Jean-Bernard and Dominique Rouvinez. These expanded the company by buying vineyards and wine companies. The property includes several large vineyards (Domaines) in central Valais, such as Crêta Plan at Sierre, Géronde (the tribe), Lichten and Noble Contrée. In 1998, the big wine production company Caves Orsat taken in Martigny. Since 2003, the Rouvinez family owns 50% of the shares of the wine trading company Imesch, There will be environmentally friendly viticulture with integrated crop protection practiced.

Its own vineyards along the Rhône cover 35 hectares. The indigenous Valais grape varieties such as Cornalin d 'Aoste (Humagne Rouge), Cornalin du Valais and Petite Arvine are particularly well cared for. Other varieties are Chardonnay, Chasselas, Ermitage (Marsanne), Gamay, Johannisberg (Silvaner), Malvoisie (Pinot Gris), Pinot Noir (exclusively planted in the parent company Géronde) and Syrah. Of course, the traditional Valais wines Dole (Pinot Noir, Gamay) and Fendant (Chasselas) generated. The family is considered a pioneer in Valais for assemblages. Flagship vessels are the Barrique-aged cuvées "La Trémaille" (white wine from Petite Arvine and Chardonnay), "Le Tourmentin" (red wine from Pinot Noir, Humagne Rouge and Syrah) and the noble sweet specialty "Les Grains Nobles" (from Marsanne, Pinot Gris and Petite Arvine). The wines are regularly rated highly in national and international competitions.

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