The Château du Crest in Genève

The winery offers 29 different wines
Its wines get an average rating of 3.8.
It is ranked in the top 12 of the estates of Genève.
It is located in Genève

The Château du Crest is one of the world's great estates. It offers 29 wines for sale in of Genève to come and discover on site or to buy online.

Top Château du Crest wines

Looking for the best Château du Crest wines in Genève among all the wines in the region? Check out our tops of the best red, white or effervescent Château du Crest wines. Also find some food and wine pairings that may be suitable with the wines from this area. Learn more about the region and the Château du Crest wines with technical and enological descriptions.

The top red wines of Château du Crest

Food and wine pairings with a red wine of Château du Crest

How Château du Crest wines pair with each other generally quite well with dishes of beef, lamb or spicy food such as recipes of barbecued prime rib with coarse salt, lamb tagine with dried fruits and herbs or monkfish (anglerfish) à la sétoise.

Organoleptic analysis of red wines of Château du Crest

On the nose the red wine of Château du Crest. often reveals types of flavors of non oak, earth or oak and sometimes also flavors of spices, red fruit or black fruit. In the mouth the red wine of Château du Crest. is a powerful.

The best vintages in the red wines of Château du Crest

  • 2019 With an average score of 4.10/5
  • 2017 With an average score of 4.00/5
  • 2014 With an average score of 3.90/5
  • 2016 With an average score of 3.83/5
  • 2015 With an average score of 3.80/5
  • 2013 With an average score of 3.80/5

The grape varieties most used in the red wines of Château du Crest.

  • Pinot Noir
  • Gamaret
  • Merlot
  • Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Malbec
  • Gamay

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The top pink wines of Château du Crest

Food and wine pairings with a pink wine of Château du Crest

How Château du Crest wines pair with each other generally quite well with dishes of beef, veal or pork such as recipes of spaghetti bolognese (close to ), blanquette of flemish veal or stuffed squid in the sétoise sauce.

The grape varieties most used in the pink wines of Château du Crest.

  • Gamay
  • Pinot Noir
  • Gamaret

Discover the grape variety: Sylvaner

The sylvaner is grown mainly in Germany and Alsace. The buds are somewhat cottony and the young leaves are green. The same applies to the ribbed branches. Once mature, the dominant colour is golden-green and small elliptical berries with small to medium-sized bunches can be seen. The ripe fruit is then adorned by five-lobed leaves. This variety is susceptible to chlorosis, gray mold, powdery mildew and mildew. It is also sensitive to frost and wind because of its long branches. It can be grown in any kind of soil, although it prefers stony, sandy and light soils. It is indeed moderately acidic and offers a complex set of aromas such as bitter almond, fruity and floral background. The taste has an excellent mixture of honey and candied or dried fruits.

The top sweet wines of Château du Crest

Food and wine pairings with a sweet wine of Château du Crest

How Château du Crest wines pair with each other generally quite well with dishes of rich fish (salmon, tuna etc), spicy food or sweet desserts such as recipes of sea sauerkraut with white wine, chicken with rice and curry cream or express cherry clafoutis.

The grape varieties most used in the sweet wines of Château du Crest.

  • Gewürztraminer

The word of the wine: Flow

Action consisting of draining the wine from a vat of red wine (free-run wine), the marc then being pressed to obtain the press wine.

The top white wines of Château du Crest

Food and wine pairings with a white wine of Château du Crest

How Château du Crest wines pair with each other generally quite well with dishes of beef, game (deer, venison) or poultry such as recipes of festive chinese fondue, duck breast with peaches and spices or chicken waterzooi with blanche de hoegaarden and pink pepper.

Organoleptic analysis of white wines of Château du Crest

On the nose the white wine of Château du Crest. often reveals types of flavors of microbio. In the mouth the white wine of Château du Crest. is a with a nice freshness.

The best vintages in the white wines of Château du Crest

  • 2011 With an average score of 4.40/5
  • 2018 With an average score of 3.85/5
  • 2015 With an average score of 3.84/5
  • 2019 With an average score of 3.80/5
  • 2017 With an average score of 3.78/5
  • 2014 With an average score of 3.30/5

The grape varieties most used in the white wines of Château du Crest.

  • Sauvignon Blanc
  • Aligoté
  • Merlot
  • Chasselas
  • Sylvaner
  • Gewürztraminer

Discover the grape variety: Gamaret

Gamaret noir is a grape variety that originated in Switzerland. It produces a variety of grape specially used for the elaboration of wine. It is rare to find this grape to eat on our tables. This variety of vine is characterized by medium-sized bunches, and grapes of medium size. Gamaret noir can be found in many vineyards: South-West, Cognac, Bordeaux, Loire Valley, Burgundy, Jura, Champagne, Beaujolais, Provence & Corsica, Rhone Valley, Savoie & Bugey, Languedoc & Roussillon.

The top sparkling wines of Château du Crest

Food and wine pairings with a sparkling wine of Château du Crest

How Château du Crest wines pair with each other generally quite well with dishes of pork, rich fish (salmon, tuna etc) or vegetarian such as recipes of endives with ham, spinach, goat cheese and salmon quiche or quiche without pastry.

The grape varieties most used in the sparkling wines of Château du Crest.

  • Chardonnay

The word of the wine: Free-run wine

The free-run wine is the wine that flows out of the vat by gravity at the time of running off. The marc soaked in wine is then pressed to extract a rich and tannic wine. Free-run wine and press wine are then aged separately and eventually blended by the winemaker in proportions defined according to the type of wine being made.

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Discover the grape variety: Malbec

Malbec, a high-yielding red grape variety, produces tannic and colourful wines. It is produced in different wine-growing regions and changes its name according to the grape variety. Called Auxerrois in Cahors, Malbec in Bordeaux, it is also known as Côt. 6,000 hectares of the Malbec grape are grown in France (in decline since the 1950s). Malbec is also very successful in Argentina. The country has become the world's leading producer of Malbec and offers wines with great potential.