The Domaine des Abeilles d'Or in Genève

The winery offers 25 different wines
Its wines get an average rating of 3.7.
It is ranked in the top 9 of the estates of Genève.
It is located in Genève

The Domaine des Abeilles d'Or is one of the largest wineries in the world. It offers 25 wines for sale in of Genève to come and discover on site or to buy online.

Top Domaine des Abeilles d'Or wines

Looking for the best Domaine des Abeilles d'Or wines in Genève among all the wines in the region? Check out our tops of the best red, white or effervescent Domaine des Abeilles d'Or 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 Domaine des Abeilles d'Or wines with technical and enological descriptions.

The top sweet wines of Domaine des Abeilles d'Or

Food and wine pairings with a sweet wine of Domaine des Abeilles d'Or

How Domaine des Abeilles d'Or wines pair with each other generally quite well with dishes of rich fish (salmon, tuna etc), shellfish or sweet desserts such as recipes of fish pot, pasta shells or rice with milk.

Organoleptic analysis of sweet wines of Domaine des Abeilles d'Or

On the nose the sweet wine of Domaine des Abeilles d'Or. often reveals types of flavors of oaky, blackberry or vanilla and sometimes also flavors of leather, pepper or non oak.

The best vintages in the sweet wines of Domaine des Abeilles d'Or

  • 2008 With an average score of 4.10/5
  • 2015 With an average score of 4.10/5
  • 2012 With an average score of 4.00/5
  • 2014 With an average score of 3.90/5
  • 2013 With an average score of 3.80/5
  • 2011 With an average score of 3.70/5

The grape varieties most used in the sweet wines of Domaine des Abeilles d'Or.

  • Douce Noire
  • Sauvignon Blanc
  • Sémillon

Discovering the wine region of Genève

Geneva, at the western end of Lac Léman (Lake Geneva), is the second-largest city in Switzerland">Switzerland and the country's third-largest wine producing canton after Valais and Vaud. Although not famously associated with wine, the city and its environs are home to numerous Vineyards and wineries, some within just a few miles of the Center. At 1,400 hectares (3,500 acres), Geneva accounts for 10 percent of the country's vineyard area. Gamay is the predominant variety here, with the Swiss workhorse Chasselas (often labelled "Fendant") and Pinot Noir taking second and third place respectively.

Other popular regional grapes include the hardy, oft-blended combination of Gamaret and Garanoir as well as the more international Merlot and Chardonnay. The red-white split is 56 percent in favor of red. The canton is home to numerous (around 95) small, generally family-run, wineries often with a large number of Varietal wines (albeit in small quantities). While many producers are clustered around the larger viticultural areas of Dardagny, Satigny, Peissy, and Soral, wineries are dotted around the city, some a stone's throw from the French border nearby.

The region also boasts 22 Premier Cru appellations, including Coteau de Bossy, Grand Carraz and Rougemont. Broadly speaking, the vineyards around Geneva are separated into three officially named areas: the Right Bank (790 hectares/1,900 acres), known as Mandement, encompassing the large Satigny and Dardagny zones as well as vineyards further northeast in Collex-Bossy and Céligny (towards the wider Vaud area on the "right bank" of the lake); Entre Arve et Lac (283 hectares/699 acres), nominally on the Left Bank of the Rhône river and the lake, this encompasses the Southeastern quadrant of the canton (south of the lake and east of the Arve river that flows northwest into the Rhône, joining it in the city) out towards the French side of the lake; it forms a Rough triangle between the towns of Cologny, Anières and Jussy; Entre Arve et Rhône (270 hectares/660 acres), on the western side of the city, including the areas of Lully, Veyrier, Soral and Laconnex The region also counts just over 120 hectares (300 acres) of vineyard officially in France but worked by Genevan viticulturists for decades. These vineyards, in what is called the "zone franche" ("Open zone"), are appended to the Geneva appellation. The Climate in Geneva is moderated significantly by the presence of the lake, which prevents summer temperatures from rising dramatically and slows the effects of frost and snow in winter.

The top sparkling wines of Domaine des Abeilles d'Or

Food and wine pairings with a sparkling wine of Domaine des Abeilles d'Or

How Domaine des Abeilles d'Or wines pair with each other generally quite well with dishes of pork, rich fish (salmon, tuna etc) or vegetarian such as recipes of basque chicken with chorizo, tuna and goat cheese pie or quiche lorraine.

The grape varieties most used in the sparkling wines of Domaine des Abeilles d'Or.

  • Chardonnay

Discover the grape variety: Chasselas

Chasselas rosé is a grape variety that originated in France. It produces a variety of grape used to make wine. However, it can also be found eating on our tables! This variety of vine is characterized by medium-sized bunches and medium-sized grapes. Chasselas rosé can be found in several vineyards: Alsace, South-West, Cognac, Bordeaux, Loire Valley, Rhone Valley, Languedoc & Roussillon, Provence & Corsica, Savoie & Bugey, Beaujolais.

The top white wines of Domaine des Abeilles d'Or

Food and wine pairings with a white wine of Domaine des Abeilles d'Or

How Domaine des Abeilles d'Or wines pair with each other generally quite well with dishes of pork, rich fish (salmon, tuna etc) or vegetarian such as recipes of pumpkin and bacon pie, hawaiian poke bowl or quiche with leeks and fresh salmon from flo.

Organoleptic analysis of white wines of Domaine des Abeilles d'Or

In the mouth the white wine of Domaine des Abeilles d'Or. is a with a nice freshness.

The best vintages in the white wines of Domaine des Abeilles d'Or

  • 2015 With an average score of 3.70/5
  • 2013 With an average score of 3.70/5
  • 2018 With an average score of 3.50/5
  • 2016 With an average score of 3.30/5

The grape varieties most used in the white wines of Domaine des Abeilles d'Or.

  • Chasselas
  • Chardonnay
  • Chenin Blanc
  • Pinot Blanc
  • Pinot Gris
  • Sauvignon Blanc

The word of the wine: Complex

Said of a rich and concentrated wine offering a wide range of aromas and a tasty mouthfeel.

The top red wines of Domaine des Abeilles d'Or

Food and wine pairings with a red wine of Domaine des Abeilles d'Or

How Domaine des Abeilles d'Or wines pair with each other generally quite well with dishes of beef, game (deer, venison) or spicy food such as recipes of adapted vietnamese fondue, magret stuffed with foie gras or lamb tagine with prunes and almonds.

Organoleptic analysis of red wines of Domaine des Abeilles d'Or

On the nose the red wine of Domaine des Abeilles d'Or. often reveals types of flavors of oak. In the mouth the red wine of Domaine des Abeilles d'Or. is a with a nice freshness.

The best vintages in the red wines of Domaine des Abeilles d'Or

  • 2011 With an average score of 4.40/5
  • 2015 With an average score of 4.20/5
  • 2013 With an average score of 4.20/5
  • 2016 With an average score of 4.10/5
  • 2014 With an average score of 3.80/5
  • 2017 With an average score of 3.10/5

The grape varieties most used in the red wines of Domaine des Abeilles d'Or.

  • Gamay
  • Gamaret
  • Malbec
  • Merlot
  • Pinot Noir
  • Shiraz/Syrah

Discover the grape variety: Sémillon

Sémillon blanc is a grape variety that originated in France (Bordeaux). It produces a variety of grape specially used for wine making. It is rare to find this grape to eat on our tables. Note that this grape variety can also be used for the elaboration of eaux de vie. This variety of vine is characterized by large bunches of grapes, and grapes of large size. Sémillon Blanc can be found in several vineyards: South-West, Languedoc & Roussillon, Cognac, Bordeaux, Armagnac, Provence & Corsica, Loire Valley, Rhone Valley, Savoie & Bugey, Beaujolais.

The top pink wines of Domaine des Abeilles d'Or

Food and wine pairings with a pink wine of Domaine des Abeilles d'Or

How Domaine des Abeilles d'Or wines pair with each other generally quite well with dishes of veal, pork or game (deer, venison) such as recipes of homemade veal stew, brazilian feijoada or duck breast in a crust.

The grape varieties most used in the pink wines of Domaine des Abeilles d'Or.

  • Pinot Noir
  • Gamay

The word of the wine: Doucillon

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Discover the grape variety: Pinot gris

Pinot Gris is a grey grape variety mutated from Pinot Noir. It has its origins in Burgundy, where it is called pinot-beurot in reference to the colour of the grey robes worn by the monks of the region. Established in Alsace since the 17th century, pinot gris was called tokay until 2007. It is made up of bunches of small berries that vary in colour from pink to blue-grey. It is particularly well suited to the continental climate because it is resistant to the cold in winter and to spring frosts. This variety also likes dry limestone soils with plenty of sunshine in the summer. Pinot Gris is well suited to late harvesting or to the selection of noble grapes, depending on the year and the concentration of sugars in the berries. Pinot Gris wines are distinguished by their aromatic complexity of white fruits, mushrooms, honey, vanilla, cinnamon, etc., and their great finesse. In the Loire Valley, pinot gris is used in the Coteaux-d'Ancenis appellations. It gives dry or sweet wines with pear and peach aromas.

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The word of the wine: Complex

Said of a rich and concentrated wine offering a wide range of aromas and a tasty mouthfeel.