Domaine Jean-René Germanier is regarded by many as one of Switzerland’s top wine producers. Founded in 1886, making it one of the oldest Swiss wineries, this family owned company is now headed by 3rd generation Jean-René and his nephew Gilles Besse. The boutique winery produces unique, modern award-winning wines such as Cayas, Mitis and Champmarais Cornalin, which are enjoyed at the best tables in Europe.
Cayas is recognized to be a Syrah that rivals the best from the Northern Rhône Valley.
A few highlights:
Cayas ranked 1st with 96 pts in Paolo Basso, Best Sommelier of the World 2013, Swiss Wines Top 50.
Cayas received the highest note for Swiss Red Wines with 93 pts in Tasted Blind by Markus del Mongeo MW, Best Sommelier of the World 1998, and Andreas Larsson, Best Sommelier of the World 2011.
Mitis is listed as a favorite in 2015's Louis Vuitton City Guide along with Château d'Yquem and Disznoko Tokaji Aszu Eszencia.
Rare indigenous grape variety from the Swiss Alps. Lovely well balanced off-dry white. Labelled 2 Bees according to the Amgine de Vétroz AOC.
The « Réserve » from Jean-René Germanier is a modern style wines of uncommon distinctions aged in wooden barrels for 12+ month (24 month for Cayas and Champmarais). Line made with rare and indigenous grape varieties from the Alps (Amigne, Peite Arvine, Cornalin, Humagne Rouge), except for Cayas, a world-class Syrah that competes with the best ones from...