The Winery Jean Batardon in Genève

The winery offers 6 different wines
Its wines get an average rating of 3.7.
It is ranked in the top 515 of the estates of Genève.
It is located in Genève

The Winery Jean Batardon is one of the best wineries to follow in Genève.. It offers 6 wines for sale in of Genève to come and discover on site or to buy online.

Top Winery Jean Batardon wines

Looking for the best Winery Jean Batardon wines in Genève among all the wines in the region? Check out our tops of the best red, white or effervescent Winery Jean Batardon 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 Winery Jean Batardon wines with technical and enological descriptions.

The top white wines of Winery Jean Batardon

Food and wine pairings with a white wine of Winery Jean Batardon

How Winery Jean Batardon wines pair with each other generally quite well with dishes of rich fish (salmon, tuna etc) or shellfish such as recipes of fresh tuna with sesame seeds or seafood and mushroom quiche.

The grape varieties most used in the white wines of Winery Jean Batardon.

  • Pinot Blanc

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 red wines of Winery Jean Batardon

Food and wine pairings with a red wine of Winery Jean Batardon

How Winery Jean Batardon wines pair with each other generally quite well with dishes of beef, veal or game (deer, venison) such as recipes of german recipe for marinated meat: sauerbraten, escargots à la bordelaise or duck legs confit.

The grape varieties most used in the red wines of Winery Jean Batardon.

  • Pinot Noir
  • Gamaret

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.

Discover other wineries and winemakers neighboring the Winery Jean Batardon

Planning a wine route in the of Genève? Here are the wineries to visit and the winemakers to meet during your trip in search of wines similar to Winery Jean Batardon.

Discover the grape variety: Pinot blanc

Pinot Blanc is a grape variety that originated in Burgundy, mutated from Pinot Gris. Today, it is grown in Alsace where it is called klevner when blended with auxerrois. The continental climate, with its cold winters and hot summers, is particularly suited to pinot blanc. It is resistant to frost in winter and in summer, the roots draw the minerals it needs from the warm soil. Its bunches are made up of small berries with thick skins and melting pulp that produce fruity, spicy wines, balanced between acidity and alcohol. pinot blanc is also used for crémants and sparkling wines. Pinot Blanc is also used for Crémant and sparkling wines. It is widely grown in Italy, where it covers almost 7,000 hectares, and is also found in Germany, Austria, Canada and South Africa.

News about Winery Jean Batardon and wines from the region

Hermitage 2020: report and top-scoring wines

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Brad Pitt to reopen Château Miraval recording studio

Brad Pitt and Emmy Award-winning French producer Damien Quintard have worked together to revamp and redesign the Château Miraval recording studio, which has sat unused for nearly two decades. Renamed Miraval Studios, the venue will reopen in the heart of Provence rosé wine country in summer 2022. It marks a rebirth for the illustrious venue, previously known as Studio Miraval, which was built in 1977 by the estate’s then-owner, French pianist and composer Jacques Loussier. Pink Floyd used the st ...

Hugh Johnson: ‘What can irritate me is change for change’s sake’

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The word of the wine: Over-ripeness

Characteristic of grapes harvested late, rich in sugar, which give wines often mellow and marked by candied aromas.