Cave des Onze Communes Torrette 2016

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: Loaded with ripe, pure, red cherry fruit, with light spice notes. Round and well-balanced on the palate, with a long, clean finish.

Serve With: Excellent with charcuterie, roasted meats, and a wide range of cheeses.

Additional information

Country

Region

Appellation

Vallée d'Aoste DOC

Variety

Vintage

Wine Type

UPC

8030999000011

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

75% Petit Rouge, 25% Vien de Nus, Cornalin and Premetta.

Viticulture

Sourced from the communes of Quart, Saint-Christophe, Aosta, Sarre, Villeneuve, Saint-Pierre, Charvensod, Aymavilles, Jovençan and Gressan. Manual harvest. Vines are planted at 600 to 800 meters altitude.

Winemaking

Vinified and matured 6 months in stainless steel tanks.

Alcohol

13.0%

Accolades

90 pts, “Finishes long and with very good density
and an enlivening spicy nuance…” – Vinous Media, 6/18 (2016).

Vegan

Farming Practices

HPS SKU

ONZE012216

 

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