Cornalin, in the mid-1800s, was one of the most widespread indigenous grape varieties on a par with Fumin and just below the Orious family. According to the first studies on Valdostan ampelography (1833-1838), the viticultural area between Saint Vincent and Verrayes was identified as the area with the widest diffusion of this vine. As for other native vines, the advent of fungal diseases (Oidium, Peronospora) and Phylloxera decreed its abandonment, leading to its almost disappearance. Only a meticulous work of recovery and selection of the remaining individuals has allowed us to start planting this vine again. Cornalin is a vine of absolute value and great personality.
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 Crotta di Vegneron is a Valdostan winery founded in 1980 as a cooperative by a group of about 25 members, all winegrowers who have decided to team up to create a company capable of making the most of the characteristics and potential of the Aosta Valley, focusing mainly in the area of Chambave and Nus. Over the years the winery has had great success and today the members have become over 70, more than 200 thousand bottles are produced every year, making the Crotta di Vegneron one of the most important and recognized wineries in the Aosta Valley.
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.