TORRETTE SUPERIORE VALLE D’AOSTA DOC
Category: Northern Italy |
| Winery: La Source
GRAPE: Petit Rouge 85% – Fumin 10% – others 5%
CITY: Saint Pierre
SOIL: Morenic and sandy soil
COLOR: Ruby red with purple hues
NOSE: Intense aromas of rose, ripe red fruit, spices and almond notes
TASTE: Dry, robust, velvety wine with pleasant tannic notes and full flavor with a long persistence
After the grapes are destemmed, they are carefully vinified according to the traditional fermentation method on grape skins at temperature of 82 -86°C, with a maceration of 8-10 days.
The malolactic fermentation is done completely inside oak barrels, followed by an ageing of 7-8 months inside French Tonneaux .
Pefect pairing with steaks, cold cuts, cheese or game.