Itinerary 3: Wines of Monte Emilius
You will discover that, from the time of the Romans, the vineyard has been the daughter of the mountain.
But Aosta also hosts important medieval ruins, churches and residences of the feudal lords that for centuries fought for the dominion over the valley.
All around the city, the vineyards and the mountains are truly close enough to touch and this route guarantees tourists and fans of flavor a fascinating itinerary through local traditions, natural beauties, and the historic and archeological signs of the capital of the Valle d'Aosta.
- District capital: Aosta, 2003 wine city
- Length of itinerary: 35 km in 7 municipalities
- No. of associates: 15
- Signage: to be placed
- Wine heritage: the native vineyards Cornalin, Fumin, Mayolet, Premetta, Petit Rouge, Vien de Nus and the traditional variety Nus Malvoisie, a local selection of Pinot Grigio.
- Significant vineyards: vineyards of the Côte de Gargantua, Rovettaz vineyard, and vines of the Castle of Nus