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FuminVallée D’Aoste DOC
A prestigious native grape of the Valle d’Aosta that has been recently valued for its strong expression that represents the local mountain terroir.
Fermented in wooden vats, performing punch down operations for 12 to 14 days. Ageing in large oak barrel for 11 months.
Typically intense ruby red with persistent aroma. Dominant scents of undergrowth and a lightly spiced note. Ample, soft palate, rich tannins that confer elegance and freshness. Great ageing potential in the bottle.
Great pairing with red meat, game or a well aged cheese.
Potential ageing in the bottle of 10 years
Area of production:
municipality of Quart and Saint Christophe
Vine’s system of growth:
S-SO, inclination 60%
600/700 mt asl
Sandy grain size typical of the region with little depth (less than 50 cm). Abbundance of stone residue.
mechanical weeding done 3 times a year. Harrowing and green manuring on alternate rows. Bovine manure on a three year cycle Containment of cryptogamic deseases with the application of natural phytosanitary products, principally copper and sulphur.
1990 – 2000
Destemmed grapes in steel vats, without addition of yeast. 30 days of maceration performing punch-down operations, 3 times a day at controlled temperature.
in barrique for 12 months and 6 months in the bottle
november or december
intense ruby red going on violet
fruits of the forest, blackberry and blueberry
dry with a sound structure
18 - 20°C