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Les Cretes Chardonnay Cuvée Bois 2018

Les Cretes Chardonnay Cuvée Bois 2018

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0,75 l  -  14.00% vol.
Les Crêtes
XW
95
LM
97
BB
95
VR
95
GR
95
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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Name Les Cretes Chardonnay Cuvée Bois 2018
Type White still
Classification
Year 2018
Size 0,75 l Standard
Country
Region Aosta Valley
Grape varieties 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.
Origin Aymavilles (Valle d’Aosta)
Climate North-eastern and southern exposure. Altitude 550 to 750 m. a.s.l.
Soil composition Loose, sandy, moraine soil.
Cultivation system Guyot
No. plants per hectare 7500 feet per hectare.
Yield per hectare 8000 kg/Ha
Harvest By hand at the end of September.
Vinification Gentle pressing, fermentation in 300 litres (87 gal) French oak barrels.
Ageing First and second fermentation “sur lies”, 10 months continual bâtonnage. Bottle aged for 12 months.
Alcohol content 14.00% by volume
Sulphites Contains sulphites
Pairing 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 offer Price Les Cretes Chardonnay Cuvée Bois 2018 € 33.99  ex VAT

Les Crêtes

From this winery:
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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