Cave des Onze Communes Vigne Alte 2016

White

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: Am aromatic wine loaded with exotic fruit and floral (rose, jasmine…) character. Medium-bodied and dry on the palate, with a long, persistent finish.

Serve With: Enjoyable as an aperitif, this aromatic white is an ideal pairing for Thai or Malaysian curries.

Additional information

Country

Region

Appellation

Vallée d'Aoste DOC

Variety

Vintage

Wine Type

UPC

8030999000141

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

Moscato Bianco, Traminer, Pinot Gris, Pinot Bianco.

Viticulture

Sourced from the communes of Sarre, Villeneuve, Saint-Pierre and Ayamvilles. Manual harvest. Gravelly, clay-based soils.

Winemaking

The grapes are chilled down and undergo a light maceration prior to fermentation. Fermented and matured in stainless steel tanks. Bottled young.

Alcohol

13.0%

Vegan

Farming Practices

HPS SKU

ONZE041416

 

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