La Maison Carrée

On the one hand, the domaine is one of the most traditional Swiss wine producers – on the other hand, are among the most innovative.

The vineyards have been farmed biodynamically since 2012, while the grapes are farmed according to conventional methods Pressed using a vertical spindle. The white wines are wonderfully fresh and fruity. The red wines, on the other hand, are intended for longer storage and exciting, lively and authentic.

The Neuchâtel vineyard is located on the southern flank of the Jurassic. Modeled on the old Rhone glacier it stretches along Lake Neuchâtel. The Winery covers 2 sites located 10 km from their appellations: Auvernier to the west of Neuchâtel and Hauterive to the east. The vines are between 440 and 510 m above sea level and extend over a total area of almost 10 hectares. All soils consist of clay-limestone a pH value between 7.6 and 8.1.

The sedimentary and moraine soil of this location offers the vines a large soil volume Depth. Some plots (La Brena, Les Abbesses, La Grand’Vigne) contain fine marl particles that also a regular water supply in summer guarantee. This particular structure favors “Winy” and aromatic white wines. On others Plots like La Pierre, Les Lerins, Les Tires or Le Montillier is the country redder (iron) and has a stony ground. The mother rock, the limestone, is not far away. This soil stores water less light and is perfect for Pinot Noir.