Swiss Wines

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90
points

Château d'Auvernier 2012 White (Neuchâtel)

  1. $21

The bouquet of this wine shows condensed fruit notes of green apple and lemon pith, with a slight nuance of vanilla on the nose. Full bodied and creamy on the palate, it exhibits balanced acidity on the finish.

 — J.J.  (12/31/2014)
90
points

Robert Gilliard 2012 Les Murettes Chasselas (Valais)

  1. $28

Vanilla and lemon curd aromas bring nuance and depth to the the complex bouquet of this wine. Full bodied with a silky texture, tones of green apple and mango show bright on the palate, leading to a splash of minerality on the finish.

 — J.J.  (12/31/2014)
90
points

Robert Gilliard 2012 Dôle des Monts Pinot Noir-Gamay (Valais)

  1. $30

A Swiss blend of Pinot Noir and Gamay, this delightful wine has aromas of mint and black raspberry and flavors of cherry, red raspberry, fig and tobacco leaf. The finish is generous and long lasting.

 — J.J.  (10/1/2014)
89
points

Château d'Auvernier 2012 Oeil de Perdrix Pinot Noir Rosé (Neuchâtel)

  1. $32

This salmon-pink rosé is made from 100% Pinot Noir. It has classic aromas of freshly picked cherries and vanilla bean. There are flavors of dried cherries and fresh cream on the palate that are reminiscent of cherry-vanilla ice cream, with balanced acidity and a lingering finish.

 — J.J.  (10/1/2014)
86
points

Delea 2006 Marengo Merlot (Vino da Tavola della Svizzera Italiana)

  1. $19

A savory nose of smoked meats, pepper and spice is bolstered by rich flavors of spice, cedar and black cherry on this smooth sip from Switzerland. Simple but food friendly, with a fruity finish.

 — S.K.  (5/1/2009)
83
points

Delea 2004 Carato Merlot (Ticino)

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  1. $38

A soft blackberry, vanilla and plum nose is followed by a rustic mélange of dried tea, berry and spice flavors in this Merlot. Tannins are firm and the overall flavors good, but the wine needs a little more cohesion.

 — S.K.  (5/1/2009)
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