Vine variety: blend of white grape varieties cultivated in Aosta Valley.
Vineyards : Several vineyards in Aosta Valley.
Age of vineyards: 30 years.
Terroir: Morenic and sandy soil. Exposure:various, altitude 350 to 700 metres
First year production: 2015
Annual production: 3300
Surface, cultivation, plant density, yield: 0.80 ha, training method Guyot, 7500 feet per hectare, 50 q / ha
Harvest: harvested manually in the middle of september
Vinification: Part in oak barrel of 30 hl and part in barriques of 300 l. Aged “sur lie” for 11 months. Bottle aging of 12 months.
Characteristics: bright straw yellow. Its nose is fruity, with floral and spicy notes. A precise taste-olfactory correspondence harmoniously accompanies the palate with a consistent and complex pulp. It persists in the mouth with great elegance.
Food pairings: Appetizers of international cuisine, risotto, white meats, fish, fresh and creamy cheeses.
Optium serving temperature: 12 °C.
Side note: In 2015, we opened the new tasting area called “The Wine Refuge”. For this occasion, we devoted to this edifice, rich in cultural meanings, this wine produced by a blend of selected white grapes from our production area. We called it Neige d’Or, to mean the candor and the purity of snow that covers our valley mountains.
Recommended glass: Grand BallonAwards Download PDF technical sheet Ask information about this wine