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 White Wine falls into the category of wines a White Berry, its characteristic acidity of the flavor is enhanced by the cold. The low temperatures they are excellent for highlighting her freshness, flavor e tannicity. Not going beyond the 13% it is possible to normalize the sweet tones of this white and to perceive its more dry and pungent notes, making it more pleasant to theodor and especially in the flavor. There temperature that we recommend oscillates between 6 degrees up to 14 for more whites maturi.
A good Young White Wine, fresh e light is ideal for a appetizer or to accompany antipasti based on fish o vegetables. Ideal for first courses of fish and for serving dishes based on boiled fish or to grid, as long as the dishes do not have such an intensity as to overpower the wine in combination. While if white begins to be full-bodied e structured their ideal pairing is with dishes of structured fish e intense, white meat, oriental cuisine and possibly with some cheese.
Aosta, Quart, Nus, Saint-Christophe: in these municipalities, between 650 and 750 meters above sea level, Ilaria Bavastro cultivates, practically alone, with stubbornness and obstinacy, numerous small patches of sapling vineyard, which cannot be mechanized in any way. a total of about two hectares. In an area with steep terraces and a glacial-alluvial geology, in fact, the work can only be done completely by hand and for Ilaria, who in the past has also worked in other wineries in Piedmont, Switzerland and Valle d'Aosta, it's definitely hard work. In the Le Vieux Joseph farm, officially founded in 2009, in addition to practicing heroic viticulture, the native vines and the oldest strains are preserved, some of which are centenarian; the phytosanitary treatments involve the exclusive use of copper and sulfur and the vinification work is carried out by preferring spontaneous fermentations and long refinements (in small wood and in steel) and avoiding clarification and filtration. Ilaria's work, supported by her very solid passion for viticulture, is tiring, arduous, difficult and often also leaves signs of evident fatigue on the body, but being in the midst of nature, with the earth under your feet and the sky above your head. , it pays off for everything. The wines then produced, "Le Petit Prince", "Mariadzo" and "Clos de Cartesan" are frank, direct and without frills and, in addition to restoring, intact, the typicality of their origin, naturally fill the heart with satisfaction. by Ilaria. "Le Petit Prince" is a Pinot Grigio, aged in steel, fragrant, silky and of convincing frankness; "Mariadzo" is an assemblage of four different vines grown on the Chetoz hill and immediately reveals itself to be of marked expressive power; Finally, "Clos de Cartesan" is an incisive and energetic red, which soon shows its vigorous spirit.
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.