The "Quatre Vignobles", like the Chambave, is the result of a grape blend with almost 70% of Petit Rouge, the most cultivated red vine in the Aosta Valley; the other vines are Gamay, Pinot Noir, Fumin and other autochthonous vines. The particularity of this production is the provenience from four vineyards boasting unique characteristics, to which were applied agronomic rules aimed at producing an elegant and long-lived wine.
Area of production: South-east, south-west facing vineyards in the municipalities of Chambave, Châtillon, Verrayes at 500 m a.s.l.
Soil type: Morainic, loose, sandy medium sloped
Varieties: 70% Petit Rouge – Aosta Valley autochthonous vine – 30% other traditional vines of the valley
Vine training system: Guyot
Harvest: Middle of October
Vinification/Ageing: In steel, at 28°C, maceration for 15 days, frequent pumping over. Ageing for 12 months in steel and tonneaux , then 5 months in glass
Sight: Red ruby, bright with violet hues, consistent
Smell: Intense and persistent, floral, fruity and complex with aromas of violet, raspberry and red currant, vanilla, leather
Taste: The wine is dry, light and soft. Grapefruit well structured, fresh, and very supple
Serving temperature: 18°C
Wine and food matching: Finish comes with salami and cold pork meats, soups and local stewed meat dishes