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Chambave Muscat RaisinPassito wines

Grape varieties
Grape varieties
100% White Muscat

Very valuable and popular in the fletri version, becoming a meditation wine. Collected from the best bunches of the white Muscat allowed to wilt in a special environment ventilated and sheltered from the sun, it is vinified only when the valuable fruits lose most of the water, bringing out their wealth of sweetness and aromas.

Cultivation system: low rows with guyot pruning

DOC Production allowed: 100 quintals of grapes per hectare

Vinification yield: 40% of the harvest

Vinification: In steel, with cold pre-fermentation skin maceration for 36/48 hours. Fermentation at 16° C also for 30 days.

Refinement: Minimum refinement of 12 months in steel from December following harvest, maintaining the wine in the lees fermenting with frequent batonnage (stirring of the lees).

Surface area:  surface area registered in the DOC Vineyard Register is 13.73 hectares (2004)

Production: declared for DOC 453 hectolitres (2003)

Color: Intense golden yellow, crystalline, consistent 

Fragrance: Very intense and persistent fragrances, aromatic, ample, flowery and fruity, fine. You will recognize acacia, thyme, sage, wilted violet, yellow peach, sweet almond and honey that assume notes of preserves

Flavor: Sweet, warm and soft, full, smooth; wine with body and an intense and persistent flavor. Final sensations: sweet, almond and honey

Alcoholic strength:  15° - 16°

Acidity: minimum 4.5 grammes per litre expressed in tartaric acid

How it is served:
It is served cool, around 12-14° C and matches very well with tegole (Valdostan cookies) and crackers, foie gras, spicy and marbled cheeses.  This is also indicated for the preparation of eggnog.

Wine producers

La Crotta di Vegneron

Itinerary 4Cooperative cellar Chambave
La Crotta di Vegneron, cooperative cellar Chambave
The structure became operative in 1985 with a production of 1191 q of grapes with contributions of about 60 partners.

La Vrille

Itinerary 4Private winemaker Verrayes
Agritourism business la Vrille
The agritourism business on the via Francigena welcomes you to the heart of the Valdostan vineyards and produces various DOC wines.