The overall term of a wine combines in its wording an origin and an indication about the grape variety or varieties that were used in its composition.
This term of origin is an ancient name of the Chasselas from the canton of Vaud.
This one is an ancient name of the Chasselas in Geneva.
And this term of origin is the name of the Chasselas in the canton of Valais.
It is granted to white and red high-quality wines from the canton of Vaud, which are presented by their producers to the rigorous judgment of a tasting commission. These wines can only carry this term of origin if they have obtained the grade "excellent wines" (18 points out of 20) and one can then distinguish them by the sticking on the bottles of the "Lauriers d'Or" label.
The controlled term of origin Salvagnin applies to red wines and rosés coming from red grape varieties, specifically grown in the canton of Vaud.
The Goron is a top-grade red wine. It is coming from grape varieties grown in the canton of Valais.
The Dôle is coming either from the Pinot Noir purely or from a blend of red grape varieties allowed and grown in the canton of Valais. This blend includes at least 80% of Pinot Noir and of Gamay, in which the Pinot Noir is dominant.
It is a quality label from the canton of Ticino for the wines coming from the Merlot grape variety and grown in the vineyards of the same canton.
Under this label, one can only find wines coming from controlled estates, which respect ecological cultivating methods and benefit from the most recent wine-producing techniques of research.
This is the main label for Swiss biological production concerning the foodstuffs. It is also a complete programme that imposes rigorous controls in the phases of production and transformation of the wines. The Bio grape comes from vines which have been cultivated without any product of chemical synthesis.