- Zone DOC
- Native grape variety
- Itinerary 4
This is a dry wine of good alcoholic strength. The marked tannic sensation adds to and accentuates the herby notes perceived at the end. It is a good representative of Aosta Valley's typical red wines.
Cultivation system: low rows with guyot pruning.
DOC Production allowed: 100 quintals of grapes per hectare.
Vinification yield: 70% of the harvest.
Vinification: traditional with grape skins.
Ageing: minimum 5 months for the base variety, 8 months for the "Supérieur" from the December following the grape harvest.
Surface area: surface area registered in the DOC Vineyard Register is 5.04 hectares (2004).
Production: declared for DOC: 231 hectolitres (2003).
Colour: deep ruby red with purplish reflections.
Aroma: intense and persistent, with hints of flowers and small fruits.
Taste: dry, full-bodied, harmonious.
Alcoholic strength: 11.5° - 13°.
Acidity: minimum 4.5 grammes per litre expressed in tartaric acid.
How to serve:
goes well with local salamis, soups, stewed meats, especially "la carbonada". Ideal with all courses.
Best served at a temperature between 18-20° C.