More Winemakers from Valle d'Aosta

    • "Vin de la Sabla" Rosso VdT s.a.

      “Vin de la Sabla” Rosso VdT s.a.

      Vin de la Sabla is made from Barbera and the two indigenous red grape varieties Fumin and Petit Rouge. Dark purple colour, very characteristic taste with soft tannins and animating acidity. SUPERIORE.DE

      • Bibenda:
      • Luca Maroni:88 points
      • Grape Varieties: 50% Barbera, 50 % Fumin, Petit Rouge and Mayolet
      • Cultivation: close to nature
      • Expansion: 8 months Stainless steel
      • Development: stainless steel tank
      • Alcohol Content: 14,00 % vol
      • Total Extract: 27,00 g/l
      • Total Acid: 6,00 g/l
      • Residual Sugar: 2,00 g/l
      • Sulfite: 70 mg/l
      • ph-Value: 3,40
      • Closure: screw cap
      • Serving Temperature: 16-18 °C
      • Storage Potential: 2017
      • Food Recommendations: Starters, meat, cheese
      • Allergen Note: contains sulphites
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      06012100 ·  0,75 l · 18,00 €/l · Price incl. VAT, excl. Excise Tax & Shippingavailable immediately

      13,50 €
    • Petite Arvine Valle d'Aosta DOP 2018

      Petite Arvine Valle d’Aosta DOP 2018

      Petite Arvine - a speciality in the Aosta Valley and also in the neighbouring Swiss Valais. Costantino Charrère produces a strong, fragrant white wine from this variety. Clear straw yellow, floral and citrus bouquet. The taste is rich, full-bodied and with hints of grapefruit and a long mineral finish. SUPERIORE.DE

      "This is always a delightful and exotic white and shows guava peel, dried citrus, kiwi fruit and dried jasmine. Full-bodied and oily but dialed-in and tangy." James Suckling

      • James Suckling:93 points
      • Grape Variety: 100% Petite Arvine
      • Cultivation: close to nature
      • Expansion: 6 months on the yeast, no wood
      • Development: stainless steel tank
      • Filtration: yes
      • Alcohol Content: 14,50 % vol
      • Total Extract: 22,65 g/l
      • Total Acid: 5,78 g/l
      • Residual Sugar: 3,40 g/l
      • Sulfite: 43 mg/l
      • ph-Value: 3,20
      • Closure: natural corks
      • Serving Temperature: 10-12 °C
      • Storage Potential: 2023+
      • Food Recommendations: Fish dishes, carpaccio
      • Allergen Note: contains sulphites
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      06010318 · 0,75 l · 22,53 €/l · Price incl. VAT, excl. Excise Tax & Shippingavailable immediately

      16,90 €
    • Pinot Nero Valle d'Aosta DOP 2017

      Pinot Nero Valle d’Aosta DOP 2017

      Medium ruby garnet, intense smoky spice in the nose, delicate caramel, light orange note. Elegant texture on the palate, characterized by a fresh breed, sour cherries and red berries in the finale. SUPERIORE.DE

      • Bibenda:
      • Grape Variety: 100% Pinot Nero
      • Cultivation: conventional
      • Expansion: 3 months Stainless steel
      • Development: stainless steel tank
      • Filtration: yes
      • Alcohol Content: 14,00 % vol
      • Closure: natural corks
      • Serving Temperature: 16-18 °C
      • Storage Potential: 2021
      • Allergen Note: contains sulphites
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      stored air-conditioned

      06012217 · 0,75 l · 22,53 €/l · Price incl. VAT, excl. Excise Tax & Shippingavailable immediately

      16,90 €
    • Chardonnay Valle d'Aosta DOP 2018

      Chardonnay Valle d’Aosta DOP 2018

      A round, straight, but very complex Chardonnay. In the fragrance meadow flowers, grapefruit and butter, in addition in full harmony the pleasantly spicy taste with good acidity and fresh length. SUPERIORE.DE

      "A very floral chardonnay that gives a ton of fresh herbs, citrus, peonies and honeysuckle. The phenolics are generous and are added to by the fleshy stone fruit. Nevertheless, contrasting acidity pulls this through nicely to a tightly wound finish." James Suckling

      • James Suckling:93 points
      • Grape Variety: 100% Chardonnay
      • Cultivation: close to nature
      • Expansion: 6 months stainless steel on the fine yeast
      • Development: stainless steel tank
      • Filtration: yes
      • Alcohol Content: 13,50 % vol
      • Closure: natural corks
      • Serving Temperature: 10-12 °C
      • Storage Potential: 2022+
      • Food Recommendations: Flan, white meat
      • Allergen Note: contains sulphites
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      06010218 · 0,75 l · 25,20 €/l · Price incl. VAT, excl. Excise Tax & Shippingavailable immediately

      18,90 €
    • "Torrette" Rosso Superiore Valle d'Aosta DOP 2015

      “Torrette” Rosso Superiore Valle d’Aosta DOP 2015

      Well proportioned, highly elegant red wine with a fresh bouquet reminiscent of raspberries, wild strawberries and peppers. On the palate a very interesting fruit and in the finish silky tannins. SUPERIORE.DE

      "Very perfumed with crushed-berry and chili aromas. Medium body, firm and silky tannins and a bright and lively finish. Shows blood-orange undertones. So interesting to taste." James Suckling

      • Bibenda:
      • Doctor Wine:90 points
      • James Suckling:92 points
      • Grape Varieties: 70% Petit Rouge, 30% Fumin, Mayolet and Cornalin
      • Cultivation: close to nature
      • Expansion: 8 months Stainless steel
      • Development: stainless steel tank
      • Filtration: yes
      • Alcohol Content: 13,50 % vol
      • Closure: natural corks
      • Serving Temperature: 16-18 °C
      • Storage Potential: 2022+
      • Food Recommendations: Pasta dishes, salami
      • Allergen Note: contains sulphites
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      06012715 · 0,75 l · 26,00 €/l · Price incl. VAT, excl. Excise Tax & Shippingavailable immediately

      19,50 €
    • Syrah Valle d'Aosta DOP 2015

      Syrah Valle d’Aosta DOP 2015

      The bouquet is full of the scent of ripe dark fruits, sweet spices and roasted oak. In the mouth, the character, terroir and elegance of the Les Cretes style come to the fore, especially in the refined way in which tannins and fruit form a symbiosis. SUPERIORE.DE

      "Some clove and black pepper with the dark berry character. Quartz undertone. Medium body, light tannins and a juicy and flavorful finish. I like the linear line to this fresh red." James Suckling

      • Gambero Rosso:
      • Luca Maroni:90 points
      • James Suckling:92 points
      • Grape Variety: 100% Syrah
      • Cultivation: conventional
      • Expansion: 9 months barrique
      • Development: barrique
      • Filtration: yes
      • Alcohol Content: 14,00 % vol
      • Closure: natural corks
      • Serving Temperature: 16-18 °C
      • Storage Potential: 2022+
      • Food Recommendations: dark meat, matured cheese
      • Allergen Note: contains sulphites
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      06012415 · 0,75 l · 26,53 €/l · Price incl. VAT, excl. Excise Tax & Shippingavailable immediately

      19,90 €
    • Fumin Valle d'Aosta DOP 2016

      Fumin Valle d’Aosta DOP 2016

      Fumin with a great aroma of red fruits and tobacco, then very structured on the palate and of a persistent, balsamic aftertaste. SUPERIORE.DE

      "Good bright red. Distinctly wild, delicate and concentrated aromas of dark berries, violet and licorice. Dense, chewy and savory in the mouth; thick but precise dark fruit flavors show a lovely violet lift and an enticing multilayered quality. At once refined and powerful, this youthful wine conveys a strong impression of dry extract on the long, fleshy but elegant finish." Ian d’Agata (vinous.com)

      • Bibenda:
      • Veronelli :90 points
      • Luca Maroni:91 points
      • Vinibuoni:
      • Vinous:92 points
      • Grape Variety: 100% Fumin
      • Cultivation: close to nature
      • Expansion: 12 months barrique (1 year old)
      • Development: barrique
      • Filtration: yes
      • Alcohol Content: 13,00 % vol
      • Total Extract: 32,10 g/l
      • Total Acid: 6,49 g/l
      • Residual Sugar: 2,30 g/l
      • Sulfite: 64 mg/l
      • ph-Value: 3,60
      • Closure: natural corks
      • Serving Temperature: 18-20 °C
      • Storage Potential: 2023
      • Food Recommendations: salami, dark meat, game dishes
      • Allergen Note: contains sulphites
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      06012516 · 0,75 l · 29,20 €/l · Price incl. VAT, excl. Excise Tax & Shipping< 24 units available

      21,90 €
    • Syrah Valle d'Aosta DOP 2016

      Syrah Valle d’Aosta DOP 2016

      In the fragrance ripe dark fruits, sweet spices and roasted oak. In the full taste, the character, terroir and elegance of the Les Cretes style come to the fore, especially in the refined way in which tannins and fruit form a symbiosis. SUPERIORE.DE

      "Good full ruby-red. Ripe aromas of red plum, violet, pepper and flowers. Then dense and savory; concentrated but energetic spicy red cherry, black plum and herbal flavors boast a lovely mountain intensity and an attractive violet quality. This sneakily concentrated wine finishes long and very refined." Antonio Galloni

      • Gambero Rosso:
      • Bibenda:
      • Vinous:91 points
      • Grape Variety: 100% Syrah
      • Cultivation: conventional
      • Expansion: 9 months barrique
      • Development: barrique
      • Filtration: yes
      • Alcohol Content: 13,00 % vol
      • Closure: natural corks
      • Serving Temperature: 16-18 °C
      • Storage Potential: 2023+
      • Food Recommendations: dark meat, matured cheese
      • Allergen Note: contains sulphites
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      06012416 · 0,75 l · 29,20 €/l · Price incl. VAT, excl. Excise Tax & Shippingavailable immediately

      21,90 €
    • "Neblù" Metodo Classico Spumante Rosé Brut

      “Neblù" Metodo Classico Spumante Rosé Brut

      Neblù is an elegant spumante from the autochthonous red grape variety Premetta, vinified using the traditional method of bottle fermentation, with a small proportion of Pinot Nero. In the glass with delicate pink reflections, fresh fruity fragrance, on the palate with fine delicate perlage, smooth, fine and persistent. SUPERIORE.DE

      • Gambero Rosso:
      • Bibenda:
      • Grape Variety: 90% Premetta, 10% Pinot Nero
      • Cultivation: close to nature
      • Expansion: 10 months on the yeast
      • Development: stainless steel tank
      • Filtration: yes
      • Alcohol Content: 12,00 % vol
      • Total Extract: 19,00 g/l
      • Total Acid: 8,00 g/l
      • Residual Sugar: 8,00 g/l
      • Sulfite: 100 mg/l
      • ph-Value: 3,15
      • Closure: natural corks
      • Serving Temperature: 8-10 °C
      • Storage Potential: 2017
      • Allergen Note: contains sulphites
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      06010511 · 0,75 l · 33,32 €/l · Price incl. VAT, excl. Excise Tax & Shipping< 24 units available

      27,90 €24,99 €
    • "Fleur" Petite Arvine Valle d'Aosta DOP 2015

      “Fleur” Petite Arvine Valle d’Aosta DOP 2015

      The second white top wine of the family business: Bright yellow with an elegant, floral-mineral bouquet and notes of ripe apples and apricots. Clear, balanced taste, refined body and harmonious finish. SUPERIORE.DE

      "Bright dark straw. Aromas and flavors of aromatic herbs, honey, ripe pear and quince. Rich and dense, displaying a flinty nuance on the juicy, fruity, long finish. Strikes me as more concentrated but less fresh than the 2016 Petite Arvine Fleur. Made from a south-facing single vineyard, the Vigna Devin Ros in Saint Christophe at 400 meters above sea level, that is fully south-exposed and had always been planted to red grapes. This is the only the second vintage ever of this wine (the first was the 2014)." Ian d’Agata (vinous.com)

      "A white with lots of dried-apple, salt and pear-skin character. Medium body, lovely density of fruit and a long and flavorful finish." James Suckling

      • Bibenda:
      • Veronelli :91 points
      • Luca Maroni:90 points
      • James Suckling:92 points
      • Vinous:91 points
      • Grape Variety: 100% Petite Arvine
      • Cultivation: close to nature
      • Expansion: 9 months on the yeast, no wood
      • Development: stainless steel tank
      • Filtration: yes
      • Alcohol Content: 14,00 % vol
      • Closure: natural corks
      • Serving Temperature: 10-12 °C
      • Storage Potential: 2022+
      • Food Recommendations: Fish dishes, carpaccio
      • Allergen Note: contains sulphites
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      06010615 · 0,75 l · 37,20 €/l · Price incl. VAT, excl. Excise Tax & Shippingavailable immediately

      27,90 €
    • "Fleur Vigna Devin Ros" Petite Arvine Valle d'Aosta DOP 2016

      “Fleur Vigna Devin Ros” Petite Arvine Valle d’Aosta DOP 2016

      The second top white wine of the family business and pure Petite Arvine from a single vineyard: Bright bright yellow with an elegant, floral-mineral bouquet and notes of ripe apples and apricots. Clear, balanced taste, refined body and harmonious finish. SUPERIORE.DE

      "Bright straw-green. Fresh, lively aromas and flavors of apple, pear and chamomile have a noteworthy saline edge and an exotic touch of honey. Finishes long and ripe with a repeating chamomile note. Made from a south-facing nine-year-old single vineyard (the Vigna Devin Ros in Saint-Christophe) located at 400 meters above sea level that is fully south-exposed and had always been planted to red grapes. Charrère has real golden touch with this variety." Ian d’Agata (vinous.com)

      • Veronelli :92 points
      • Vinous:92 points
      • Grape Variety: 100% Petite Arvine
      • Cultivation: close to nature
      • Expansion: 9 months on the yeast, no wood
      • Development: stainless steel tank
      • Filtration: yes
      • Alcohol Content: 14,00 % vol
      • Closure: natural corks
      • Serving Temperature: 10-12 °C
      • Storage Potential: 2023+
      • Food Recommendations: Fish dishes, carpaccio
      • Allergen Note: contains sulphites
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      06010716 · 0,75 l · 37,20 €/l · Price incl. VAT, excl. Excise Tax & Shippingavailable immediately

      27,90 €
    • "Cuvée Bois" Chardonnay Valle d'Aosta DOP 2014

      “Cuvée Bois” Chardonnay Valle d’Aosta DOP 2014

      Chardonnay Cuvée Bois - a white wine celebrated year after year with an elegant bouquet of citrus fruits, butter and vanilla. Captivating the taste carried by a good acidity and minerality. SUPERIORE.DE

      "A chardonnay with lots of ripe-apple and cream character. Full body, fresh acidity and a rich and flavorful finish. Intense toasted oak and apple pie. Just a hint of salt." James Suckling

      • Bibenda:
      • Vitae:
      • Veronelli :92 points
      • Doctor Wine:91 points
      • Luca Maroni:96 points
      • James Suckling:92 points
      • Forbes Magazine:Italy's TOP 50
      • Grape Variety: 100% Chardonnay
      • Cultivation: close to nature
      • Expansion: 10 months barrique
      • Development: barrique
      • Filtration: no
      • Alcohol Content: 13,50 % vol
      • Total Extract: 21,90 g/l
      • Total Acid: 5,08 g/l
      • Residual Sugar: 1,30 g/l
      • Sulfite: 65 mg/l
      • ph-Value: 3,35
      • Closure: natural corks
      • Serving Temperature: 10-12 °C
      • Storage Potential: 2022+
      • Food Recommendations: grilled fish, vegetable-based omelettes, foie gras
      • Allergen Note: contains sulphites
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      06010114 · 0,75 l · 47,99 €/l · Price incl. VAT, excl. Excise Tax & Shippingavailable immediately

      39,90 €35,99 €
    About the region
    Valle d'Aosta
     

    Viticulture at 600 to 1,300 metres above sea level, at the foot of the Alps.

    The smallest and most mountainous Italian region, with around 450 hectares of vineyards, was created in 1986 and winds horseshoe-shaped around the small alpine town of Aosta on the border with France and Switzerland, overlooked by the mighty St. Gotthard. Cold and snowy winters as well as warm summers with cold nights create mineral, delicate wines in the Aosta Valley.

    The vineyards are 90 kilometres long and nestle close to the border with Piedmont, the gorge through which the small river Dora Baltea flows. The highest vineyards are in Morgex and La Salle. Winegrowing in the Aosta Valley was practised long before the turn of time by the indigenous people of the Salassi. Later, the Romans controlled the Alpine passes and planted vineyards. They were followed by the Catholic monks of the Benedictines and Cistercians. They worked hard to drive terraces into the rocky slopes. From the ninth century onwards, the Aosta Valley came under French influence again and again. The bilingual labelling on the bottles of the wines produced there also dates from this period. At the end of the 19th century, the vineyards still had an area of 3,000 hectares. Meanwhile, great efforts are being made to return to these old times.

    4,000 winegrowers. 40 communities. 450 acres. Over 20 autochthonous grape varieties.

    The Aosta Valley's special feature is the variety of autochthonous, rare grape varieties such as Blanc de Morgex, Freisa, Fumin, Malvoisie de Nus, Moscato di Chambave, Neyret, Petite Arvine, Petit Rouge and Vien de Nus. Quite a few of them are also spread across the border in the Swiss canton of Valais. Even in the fragrance and taste of the wines, some similarities can be seen between the two countries. Varieties such as Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Merlot, Müller-Thurgau, Nebbiolo and Syrah can also be found in the Aosta Valley. However, in homeopathic quantities. Total production in the Valle d’Aosta is so small with 2.7 million litres, almost everything from the only DOC, that the wines are almost only known in the region itself. At some international events, however, they have attracted a lot of attention in recent years.

    Behind the name Valle d'Aosta (Vallée d'Aoste), there is a regional DOC covering the entire region, with around 40 municipalities and around 4,000 winegrowers. More than two dozen types of wine from twenty-two vine varieties are authorised in this area.

    Main white wine grape varieties

    • Chardonnay
    • Gewurztraminer
    • moscato
    • Müller-Thurgau
    • Petite Arvine
    • Pinot Bianco
    • Pinot Grigio
    • Prié Blanc (8%)

    Main red wine grape varieties

    • Carnelian
    • Smoke (7%)
    • Gamaret
    • Gamay
    • Mayolet
    • Merlot
    • Nebbiolo (12%)
    • Petit Rouge (20%)
    • Pinot Nero (8%)
    • Red Prayer
    • Syrah
    • Comes from Nus
    • Vuillermin

    The DOC is divided into three large cultivation zones, which differ from each other in their soil composition and altitude. If a grape variety is indicated on the bottle label, at least 90 per cent of the wine must have been made from this grape. If, on the other hand, the label contains information such as "Bianco/Blanc", "Rosso/Rouge" or "Rosato/Rosé" all vine varieties authorised in the regional DOC may have been used in any blend. SUPERIORE.DE

    Facts

    • Capital: Aosta
    • Vineyard: approx. 450 hectares
    • Total production/year: 2.7 million litres
    • 66% Red wine and rosé
    • 34% white wine
    • Share of viticulture in Italy: 0.05%

    85% of all wines come from the single DOC or DOP Valle d‘Aosta (Vallée d‘Aoste). Their subzones are:

    • Arnad-Montjovet (Rosso)
    • Chambave (Moscato Bianco, Rosso and Passito)
    • Donnas (Rosso)
    • Enfer d’Arvier (Rosso)
    • Morgex e La Salle (Blanc de Morgex et de La Salle)
    • Nus (Malvoisie, Rosso and Passito)
    • Torrette (Rosso)