Red grape varieties characteristic of the area: 30% Among the seven geographical sub-denominations that represent the highest expression of the "terroir" of the Valle d'Aosta appellation, Torrette is the best known and cultivated and takes its name from the homonymous mountain located in the commune of Saint-Pierre. Red wine appreciated for its uniqueness and close link with the DOC area from which it takes its name, Torrette releases an intense aroma of red fruits and hay. It is slightly spicy and, with the aging in the bottle, it takes on the typical almond notes. The ruby red color, tending to garnet, reflects the balance of a soft and velvety flavor.
Il Red Wine, especially the more ones maturi, are characterized by ahigh presence of tannins within them, they guarantee it longevity and body, as well as a high astrigency and little acidity. There service temperature aims to enhance the notes soft and of wine and to mitigate his tannicity and eventual bitterness. The greater the structure el 'aging of red wine, the greater must be his service temperature. The temperature that we suggest fluctuates between the 14%, For young wines, Up to 20% for more wines aged and structured.
Il Red Wine it is very simple to combine to a good dish, it does not require large elaborations. A classic is to combine this wine with dishes based on meat, in order to best express theirs flavor, in case the meat was Bianca it is better to opt for a red more young o light. A good glass of red does not disappoint even with cold cuts o aged cheeses, manages to transform a simple meal into an exceptional one mix of flavors.
La Cave Des Onze Communes it is one of the most important wineries Aosta Valley, is located at the foot of the Mont Blanc. The winery is one a cooperative inaugurated in 1990 and which to date has managed to develop exponentially managing to unite more than two hundred members. In Aosta valley and in the world it is recognized for its high quality products, the winery owns more than one sixty hectares of vineyards located in the main municipalities of the Aosta Valley: Saint-Cristophe, Quart, Sarre, Saint Pierre, Aosta, Villeneuve, Aymavilles, Introd, Jovençan, charvensod e gressan. The wines of Cave Des Onze Communes are also recognized outside the Aosta Valley, in fact it is one of the European wineries with the highest production of wines, despite the great success of the company, the members have always maintained faith and respect to the historical tradition of the region in the production and care of products, each wine is of controlled origin (DOC) and the vineyards are managed with organic farming. The winery is currently led by the President Dino Darensod with an average production of 500.000 bottles a year. In our online wine shop you can find the twenty best wines of the cellar Cave Des Onze Communes at the best online price.
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.