Vallée d’Aoste DOP
Area: Saint Pierre (AO)
Grapes: Gamay 100%
Harvest time: First week of October
Harvest method: Hand-picked
Alcohol content: 14%
Soil type: Morainal-sandy soil
VINIFICATION AND AGEING
The grapes are destemmed, the fermentation is just in stainless steel tanks, where we maintain in contact the wine and the grape skins during the fermentation for other 6-8 days. For all the processes of fermentation and the maceration time we have a controlled temperature of 28 °C.
The malolactic fermentazione is inside stainless steel tanks, where we keep the wine in contact with the fine lees for few months. Every year we bottle this wine in the late Spring. After that we aging the wine inside the bottle for at least 2 years, in this way we obtain a more balance and fine body.
Colour: Bright ruby red
Bouquet: Ripe red fruits, with a hint of cherry and hint of spicy notes
Flavour: Intense with good freshness and a long persistent
FOOD PAIRINGS :
It goes well with main courses of meat and cheeses.
PREMI ANNATA CORRENTE 2016
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