Les Cretes - Valle d'Aosta - Chardonnay  label
Les Cretes - Valle d'Aosta - Chardonnay  bottle

Les Cretes - Valle d'Aosta - Chardonnay 2020

White Wine

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Item# 83204-20

Background

Originally from Burgundy, the Chardonnay grape has been cultivated in our mountainous region for decades with excellent results. The grape exhibits a wonderfully unique character that is specific to the terroir of the Aosta Valley.

Harvest

harvested manually in the middle of September

Terroir

Loose, sandy, moraine soil. North-eastern exposure. Altitude, 600 to 850 metres (1,968 to 2,788 feet)

Vinification

Gentle pressing,12 days of fermentation in steel tanks under controlled temperature (18° C/ 64° F), 1-2 months "sur lies" maturation, continual batonnage.