Confidenciel - Carta
To promote and defend the naturally concentrated sweet white of wines of Valais « Grain Noble » the producers committ themselves to the following selection criterias:
select the best situated first zone vines;
only take into consideration vines which are fifteen years and older;
restrict their choice to the following varieties: Arvine, Ermitage, Johannisberg, Malvoisie and Amigne;
limit the use of the quality label « Grain Noble ConfidenCiel » to wines elaborated exclusively from
grapes harvested and matured directly from the stock;
renounce to any form of artificially enriching the grapes or must;
select only must having reached a minimum of 130° Oechsle degrees;
respect a vinification in barrel of at least twelve months
renounce to the label when the climate hasn't permitted optimal conditions for outstanding quality;
produce late harvested sweet wines only on favourable years
defend the spirit of the charter which relies on ethic and trust.
Valais, september 1996
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