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Mont-sur-Rolle Wine

Mont-sur-Rolle is a prestigious Swiss wine appellation of La Cote, a sub-region of Vaud in western Switzerland. It is centered around the village of the same name, located right at the heart of the 'cote', which runs between Aubonne and Begnins. The name perfectly describes the village's position on the hillside (le mont) above the lakeside town of Rolle.

Mont-sur-Rolle wines come from a neatly tended 370 acres (150ha) of vineyards blessed with a sunny south-south-easterly aspect. The sites look down onto the glacial waters of Lake Geneva, meaning that they enjoy not only high levels of sunshine and reflected light from the lake, but also moderated temperatures, creating remarkably stable growing conditions.

The white wine varieties most likely to be found in a vineyard here are Chasselas, Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Doral and Pinot Gris (known locally as Malvoisie). The red varieties are dominated by Pinot Noir and Gamay, with the two Gamay x Reichensteiner crossings Gamaret and Garanoir jockeying for third and fourth place – each accounting for about 10% of Vaud's total red plantings. Merlot is also gaining in popularity, spurred on by its success in Ticino where it has dominated the vineyards since the 1980s. Here in Vaud, Merlot produces reliably soft and fruity wines, typically lighter in body than their Bordeaux counterparts.

The Swiss wine industry lacked a formalized appellation system until the late 1980s, but now a comprehensive structure is in place. In the nation's three official languages, the classification is variously entitled Appellation d'Origine Controlle (AOC), Geographische Ursprungbezeichnung (GUB) and Denominazione d'Origine Controllata (DOC). More than 650 appellations now cover the villages and vineyards of Switzerland, of which this is one. As Switzerland continues to pursue and develop export markets for its wines, appellations like Mont-sur-Rolle will become more readily available and more widely recognized.

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We found 40 wines produced in this region.
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Domaine de Maison Blanche Mont-sur-Rolle, Vaud, Switzerland Chasselas $18 40989
Hammel Domaine de Crochet Mont-sur-Rolle Grand Cru Sextuor, Vaud, Switzerland Gamaret - Garanoir $23 65972
Hammel Mont-sur-Rolle Les Pierrailles, Vaud, Switzerland Chasselas $11 91633
Bolle Mont-sur-Rolle Caprice de Madame Terravin Vaud, Switzerland Chasselas $6 93866
Jean et Pierre Testuz Mont-sur-Rolle Tournefeuille, Vaud, Switzerland Chasselas $10 122923
Abbaye de Mont Grand Cru Mont-sur-Rolle Rouge, Vaud, Switzerland N/A $13 148519
Domaine de Haut-Cour Mont-sur-Rolle Grand Cru, Vaud, Switzerland Chasselas $13 148519
Abbaye de Mont Grand Cru Mont-sur-Rolle Blanc, Vaud, Switzerland Chasselas $22 158458
Caves Cidis Mont-sur-Rolle La Montoise, Vaud, Switzerland Chasselas $11 158458
Chateau de Chatagnereaz Mont-sur-Rolle Grand Cru Blanc, Vaud, Switzerland Chasselas $17 158458
Domaine de Autecour Mont-sur-Rolle Grand Cru, Vaud, Switzerland Chasselas $13 171566
Domaine de Maison Blanche Mont-sur-Rolle Mondeuse - Pinot Noir, Vaud, Switzerland N/A $22 171566
Hammel Domaine de Crochet Mont-sur-Rolle Grand Cru Merlot, Vaud, Switzerland Merlot $35 171566
Cedric Albiez et Pierre-Andre Meylan Mont-sur-Rolle Chasselas Barrique Decouverte du Colombier, Vaud, Switzerland Chasselas $13 N/A
Cedric Albiez Mont-sur-Rolle Grand Cru Les Gam'notes, Vaud, Switzerland Chasselas $10 N/A
Chateau de Chatagnereaz Mont-sur-Rolle Grand Cru Rouge, Vaud, Switzerland N/A $11 N/A
Chateau de Mont Mont-sur-Rolle Grand Cru Chasselas, Vuad, Switzerland Chasselas $11 N/A
Domaine de Autecour Mont-sur-Rolle Grand Cru Plant Robert, Vaud, Switzerland N/A $20 N/A
Domaine de Beau-Soleil Mont-sur-Rolle Grand Cru, Vaud, Switzerland Chasselas $11 N/A
Domaine de Maison Blanche Mont-sur-Rolle Blanc de Blancs Brut, Vaud, Switzerland Chasselas $39 N/A
Domaine de Maison Blanche Mont-sur-Rolle La Part des Anges Blanc, Vaud, Switzerland Chasselas $18 N/A
Domaine de Maison Blanche Mont-sur-Rolle La Part des Anges Rouge, Vaud, Switzerland Bordeaux Blend Red $28 N/A
Domaine de Maison Blanche Mont-sur-Rolle Viognier Sec, Vaud, Switzerland Viognier $23 N/A
Domaine de Roliebot Mont-sur-Rolle Assemblage de Cepages Nobles Eleve en Fut de Chene, Vaud, Switzerland N/A $18 N/A
Domaine de Roliebot Mont-sur-Rolle Chasselas Barrique, Vaud, Switzerland Chasselas N/A N/A
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