||The name of this variety comes from the fact that the clusters have very small berries full of concentrated flavor. This variety is popular in both Switzerland and the Aosta Valley, both of which claim paternity. Recent research shows that the original parent vine for this variety is native to the Aosta valley and known as the “Orious”.
||Champorrette and Bufferia vineyards in Aymavilles. Exposure: north-west. Altitude: 550 to 650 m a.s.l.
|Composition of the land
||Loose, sandy, moraine soil.
||Harvested by hand at the end of September.
||Gentle pressing, 12 days of fermentation in stainless steel tanks under controlled temperature (18° C /64° F).
||6 months “sur lies” maturation, continual batônnage.
||Excelent with fish dishes, shellfish, white meat, salami, short and medium aged cheeses.
||Price Les Cretes Valle d'Aosta Petite Arvine 2013 € 17.08