Swiss Wine Regions

Sylvaner

Originally from the Danube basin, Sylvaner is widely planted in well-exposed locations in Valais where it ripens later than Chasselas, producing wines with good body, bouquet and acidity. It is also used, although rarely, for late harvest wine.

Synonyms: 

Johannisberg (French-speaking Valais), Rhine or Grüner (German-speaking areas)

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