For the Torrette Supérieur (100% Petit Rouge), a careful selection of the best grapes is performed, a light drying in small plastic boxes, and then a slow maceration on the skins. After the malolactic fermentation it is placed in small oak barrels for a minimum period of 3 months, after which it is bottled.
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.
A stone's throw from Aosta and in the Torrette production area is this small company of about three hectares. The winery of Château Feuillet was founded in 1997, but it draws its origins from a winemaking tradition already begun by grandfather Tinet in the sixties, based on the production of wine for family consumption. The renewal of the vineyards and the expansion of the company makes it possible to move from 5.000 square meters. to 60.000 square meters. of new plants and to propose itself on the market with about 35.000 bottles per year.
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.