Cave des Onze Communes Cornalin 2017

Red

Italy

Aosta Valley

Description

Founded in 1990, the Cave des Onze Communes includes 220 grower-members that farm nearly 150 acres across 11 municipalities in the Aosta Valley.

Tasting Notes: Offers a nose of red currants and black cherry, with light spicy notes. Well-structured on the palate, with intense fruit and soft tannins leading to a lingering finish.

Serve With: Excellent with roasted red meats and a wide range of ripened cheeses.

Additional information

Country

Region

Appellation

Vallée d'Aoste DOC

Variety

Vintage

Wine Type

UPC

8030999000264

Vineyards

Nearly 150 acres in the heart of the Alps, at the foot of the Mont Blanc, in the communes of Quart, Saint-Christophe, Aosta, Sarre, Saint Pierre, Villeneuve, Introd, Aymavilles, Jovençan, Gressan, Charvensod. Organic farming (non-certified). Vineyards are planted at 1800 to 2900+ ft above sea level, in gravelly, clay-based soils.

Composition

Cornalin.

Viticulture

Gravelly, clay-based soils. Manual harvest. From the lower altitude vineyard plantings (around 550+ meters altitude).

Winemaking

Vinified and matured in stainless steel tanks.

Vegan

Farming Practices

HPS SKU

ONZE022217

 

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