At the foot of Swiss mountains: Domaine de Maison Blanche winery
The mountainous district Canton of Vaud is located in western Switzerland and it is bordered by Lake Geneva to the south and France to the west. Overlooking Lake Geneva, nestled on the hillside is White House (13th Century). It was owned by the Mestral family since 1528 and has grown to about ten hectares today, in properties and rentals.
The vineyard is managed by the responsible duo Yves and Antoine de Mestral by trying their level best to stay in harmony with nature
Enjoy a wide selection of excellent wines
Yves has been involved in the winemaking for the past 30 years and it was he who started the first winegrowing in the family property in 1985. Here, they make wines exclusively under the La Côte classification. The winery crafts seventeen different wines which maybe the red, white, sparkling, rose and dessert wines. The grape varietals that grow in the vineyard of Domaine de Maison Blanche winery are Chasselas, Savagnin blanc, Viognier, Gamay, Pinot-Noir, Malbec, Mondeuse noire, Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon. However, the hero of the varietals is Chasselas which is the historic grape of the Lake Geneva basin.
Winemaking in harmony with nature
Most of the wines in this winery are aged using barrels which ensures maturation in harmony. The vineyard meets the Vinatura/Vitiswiss specifications and is moving ahead to make the vineyards herbicide-free by abandoning it completely. This is how they wish to further maintain the harmony of nature in their estate. They are also a member of the Swiss Association of Independent Winemakers.