The Aosta Valley wines are unique, as are the raw materials used to prepare the unmissable specialties of the land, the result of production techniques handed down for generations and a privileged geographical location: a combination of elements that make the Aosta Valley products genuine and inimitable.
Il Dessert Wine it can be used at different service temperature possibilities, depending on the characteristics to be enhanced. The passito wines are characterized by a high alcohol content and a high degree of sugars. If you want to enhance their sweet and alcoholic component, we recommend a temperature between 14 and 18 degrees, in order to release i scents he more intense aromas. On the contrary with a lower temperature, between 10 and 14 degrees, you manage to enhance the side young and fresh of these particular wines, in order to make them less aggressive and more pleasant for all palates.
Il Dessert Wine has a very wide range of pairings, which perfectly match its flavor sugary e aromatic, as dessert e sweet dishes, to those by contrast that balance theexcessive sweetness, By savory cheese snacks. The classic combination is the one with the small pastry dry sweets, better if based on almonds, pistachio or shortbread, also perfect dried fruit tarts o candied. Excellent as an accompaniment to classic traditional desserts: the scents of this wine go perfectly with Nougat, Amaretti biscuits, Neapolitan pastries or rum baba.
La Source was founded in 2003, by the will of some young farmers, with various experiences in the agricultural and especially wine-growing fields, as well as descendants of Valle d'Aosta families dedicated to agriculture for generations. Currently the company is owned by the Celi-Cuc family and Stefano Celi is its soul. Born in 1971, graduated agricultural expert at the Salesian Institute of Lombriasco, descendant of a family that for generations has dedicated itself to agriculture in the Aosta Valley, after other work experiences and always a part-time farmer, since 2005 he has dedicated himself to full time in agriculture and particularly wine. The company has an extension of about 6,5 hectares invested in a specialized DOC vineyard. The care of the vineyards is followed by the owner who chooses the best agronomic techniques in order to have vineyards that best express their potential.
REGION: Aosta valley
La Valle d'Aosta it is a region famous for its quality wine, especially for its own Red Wines which are considered by many to be one great Italian excellence. The cultivation of the Aosta Valley vines was already taking place in medieval times, the wines were exported to Valaisin Savoy and beyond Alps. The territory of the region is covered by the sun on the northern side and the climate is very arid, these characteristics allow a high quality wine production. The area is known for its terracing and walls. The wineries in the area usually have a very limited production, but nevertheless this does not affect the great quality of the wine. In recent years with numerous contributions from the Region and the creation of some cooperatives the production of Aosta Valley wines has increased a lot, increasing the fame of the Valle d'Aosta both in Italy than toabroad. In our online wine shop you can find wines from the vines most important in the region: Petit Rouge, Fumin, Mayolet, Cornalin, Torrette and Vien de Nus.