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TorretteVallée D’Aoste DOC
In the heart of the Valle d’Aosta between 600 and 750 mt asl on a steep inclinatio that has ideal sun exposurewe plant this harmoneous wine of good strength.
A perfect blend of native grape varieties comprised of mostly Petit Rouge (80%) together with Vien de Nus, Fumin and Cornalin.
its colour is ruby red and its scont is complex with floral notes and a pleasant crisp flavour. It is also warm, soft with moderate acidity.
It is ideal with first course dishes and our traditional soups of the Valle d’Aosta. Also a good light afternoon drink!
Area of production:
Municipality of Quart and Saint Christophe
Vine’s system of growth:
S,SW inclination 50 al 70%
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.
1975 – 2010
begining of October
Petit Rouge 95%, 5% mix of black grape varieties
destemmed grapes, maceration for 8/10 days performing pumping up opertations 3 times a day at 28-30 C°
in stainless steel vats
intense ruby red
flora, characteristic varietal notes
fruits of the forest, blackberries and blueberries, soft tannins and crispness
Production: 24.000 bottles
18 - 20°C