- Grape variety DOC
- Native grape variety
- Itinerary 3
Obtained from the fermentation with maceration of grape skins for a few days. After moderate ageing, its colour takes on orange overtones. It is an old autochthonous vine, particularly widespread around Aosta.
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, with maceration of grape skins for just a few days.
Surface area: surface area registered in the DOC Vineyard Register is 0.48 hectares (2004).
Production: declared for DOC: 20 hectolitres (2003).
Colour: cherry with coral pink reflections.
Aroma: delicate, fruity, with overtones of rose petals if young.
Taste: dry, fresh, pleasing.
Alcoholic strength: 11-5° - 12.5°.
Acidity: minimum 4.5 grammes per litre expressed in tartaric acid.
How to serve:
it goes well with various local dishes: la Vapelenentse, the Seupetta de Cogne and other soups with vegetables and Fontina cheese.
Best served cool at a temperature between 14°-16° C.