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Les Cretes Chardonnay Cuvée Bois 2016

Les Cretes Chardonnay Cuvée Bois 2016

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0,75 l  -  13.50% by vol.
Les Crêtes
XW
92
RP
94
GR
95
VO
92
DE
92
Brilliant, straw yellow color.
Intense, full nose with nuances of fruits (plum, exotic, fruits), spices (vanilla) and a delicate toasty aroma.
On the palate the wine is fullbodied, warm and velvety with mineral undertones and a lively acidity at the finish.
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12 - 14°C.
Longevity:
10 - 15 years
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Name Les Cretes Chardonnay Cuvée Bois 2016
Wine type White still
Classification
Year 2016
Format 0,75 l Standard
Country
Region Aosta Valley
Grapes 100% Chardonnay
History Originally from Burgundy, the Chardonnay grape is now commonly cultivated in the Aosta region. The noble tannins from selected oaks, with first and second fermentation on the lees, and continual bâtonnages, give this wine a decidedly complex character. Today Les Crêtes Chardonnay Cuvée Bois is an awarded-winning Italian wine and internationally recognized for its elegance and style.
Location Aymavilles (Valle d’Aosta)
Climate North-eastern and southern exposure. Altitude 550 to 750 m. a.s.l.
Composition of the land Loose, sandy, moraine soil.
System Guyot
Plants n. x hectare 7500 feet per hectare.
Yield x hectare 8000 kg/Ha
Harvest By hand at the end of September.
Vinification Gentle pressing, fermentation in 300 litres (87 gal) French oak barrels.
Aging First and second fermentation “sur lies”, 10 months continual bâtonnage. Bottle aged for 12 months.
Alcohol 13.50% by volume
Production year 14,500 bottles
Matching Soups, pasta, fondue, pie, foie gras, cheese and vegetable based omelettes, fish, white and red roasted meat, medium seasoned, high butter fat cheeses, flans.
On sale Price Les Cretes Chardonnay Cuvée Bois 2016 € 37.70  With VAT

Les Crêtes

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Originally from France, the Charrère family moved in the mid 1700s to what is now the Aosta Valley of Italy. They started out as farmers and millers, establishing a home site and building a water powered mill on their property in Aymaville. In 1955 t...
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2016
Gambero Rosso
 
2016
Robert Parker
94/100 
2016
Vinous
92/100 
2016
Vitae AIS
 
2016
xtraWine
92/100 
2016
Veronelli
 
2015
Wine Spectator
90/100 
2015
Veronelli
 
2012
Wine Spectator
88/100 
2012
Wine Spectator
89/100 
2011
Luca Maroni
88/99 
2008
Veronelli
 
2008
Wine Spectator
90/100 
2008
Luca Maroni
87/99 
2006
Veronelli
 
2006
Wine Spectator
90/100 
2006
Veronelli
 
2005
Wine Spectator
91/100 
2005
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