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Schaffhouse, Haalde Hallau, Markus Ruch - 2021

In the range of pinot noir of the domain, it is regularly the most opulent vintage, the most "black cherry", developing an important fruitiness and a generous flesh, which should be refined with time in order to let express the personality of this hyper chalky terroir, vinified with an important part of whole bunches, like in Burgundy.
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Although the more than 400 hectares of vineyards in Klettgau are mainly cultivated by small-scale producers, Markus Ruch has always been convinced of the enormous potential of the country's northernmost wine region. The artist-winemaker has been cultivating his own vineyards since 2007. Before that he worked in Burgundy, but also with Marie-Thérèse Chappaz (VS) and Christian Zündel (TI). Today, he does his utmost to make you discover the taste of the clay-limestone terroir of Klettgau. His wines belong to the pantheon of Swiss production.


Produced in the steepest part of Hallau, the Haalde. The vines are rooted in very calcareous soil (PH 8.2). The whole grapes (i.e. not destemmed) are fermented and macerated with their indigenous yeasts for one month in Holzstanden. The wine is aged for 15 months in Burgundy rooms and bottled unfiltered by hand.

Suggestions for accompaniment

Roast chicken with morels - Quasi of veal with oyster mushrooms - Quail pie.


L’histoire de Markus Ruch est celle d’une suite de rencontres. Rencontre avec le monde du vin d’abord, après une première vie comme conseiller à la clientèle dans une banque. Rencontre avec des vignerons auprès desquels il s’est formé. Huit au total dont Hans-Ulrich au Schlossgut Bachtobel, Marie-Thérèse Chappaz, Dominique Derain en Bourgogne et Christian Zündel au Tessin. Il est certain que l’amour inconditionnel, la fascination même, que Markus Ruch voue au Pinot noir est le fruit de sa rencontre avec Dominique Derain, mais c’est avec Christian Zündel, son maître en biodynamie, que Markus commence à évoquer l’idée d’avoir un jour son propre vignoble.


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