Other vine wines
Other interesting products in the local wine production “book”
The sloping land and the difficulties encountered while looking after and maintaining the vineyards has not discouraged the local ‘ vignerons’, who have created prestigious wines that are recognised and appreciated even by experts. There is an important selection of whites , with fruity scents and a dry, full flavour that distinguishes and characterises them. Worth tasting, the fresh, aromatic Chardonnay produced along the Dora Baltea or ‘ Muller Thurgau ’, well balanced wines with an intense and aromatic aroma;‘ Petite Arvine ’, a fine, fruity wine with hints of exotic fruit and grapefruit, bursting with warm, sapid aromas; the classic ‘ Pinot Gris ’, which in Valle d’Aosta takes on intense aromas, almost being spicy (excellent aperitif).
There is wide range of famous DOC reds , plenty of which come from local vines: these wines are intense and blend well with mountain specialities. We would like to mention ‘ Fumin’ , with pleasant sensations of flavour and classified as the “old pearl of Valdostane oenology”; ‘ Gamay ’, with a dry flavour and tannic hints, produced using vines originally from Beaujolais; ‘ Petit Rouge ’, a much appreciated local “gem”, scented with dog rose and violet (same vines as Torrette and Enfer d’Arvier); ‘ Pinot Noir ’, a vigourous and lingering wine, to be tasted with typical mountain products such as Motzetta; or ‘ Premetta ’, a natural rosè that is dry, fresh and very pleasant.