Aosta Valley Wine

The Aosta Valley, located in northwest Italy, is Italy’s smallest and least populated region. It is an alpine valley with grape growing conditions typically associated with mountain elevations. Close to Mont Blanc and surrounded on three sides by the Italian, French and Swiss Alps, it is a beautiful and unique part of Italy. The vineyards are usually distributed among vineyard blocks. and are planted in both indigenous vinifera varieties (Petite Arvine, Petit Rouge, Fumin, Mayolet, Cornalin), as well as the more traditional vinifera varieties (Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Syrah, Muscat) which are also well adapted to the region’s climate and soil conditions. The soils that have developed over the centuries on the glacial morain hillsides around Aymaville are composed of a mixture of sand and calcareous rocks. The vineyards are located at relatively high mountain elevations (600 to 1,000 m. /1,970 to 3,280 ft.), and due to the high elevation climatic conditions, the harvests at Les Crêtes often Read more »

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  • Pinot Noir

    “With so voluptuous a perfume, so sweet an edge, they make the blood run hot,” Joel Fleischman, wine columnist at Van...

  • Chardonnay

    British wine writer and critic, Jancis Robinson, once noted that throughout the 80’s and 90’s in the United States, C...

  • Syrah

    The irony here is that Syrah’s origins could give Carmen Sandiego a run for her international wallet. Syrah’s deepest...

  • Pinot Nero

    Pinot Noir synonym, especially in Italy. See Pinot Noir.

  • Prosecco

    History of the grape: References to a lightly sparkling wine in the Veneto date back to the 1100s, but it was much sw...

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  • Les Crêtes Vin de la Sabla NV

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    Little berries, fruity, delicate, good acidity, good spyce at the and,a "thin but strong wine" like the air that you breathe on the mountain where is made... Read More

    Wine review by luca chevalier


  • Mionetto Moscato Il 2011

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    No written review

    Wine review by Wed1121


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  • Here below a little description of my little region!! The Aosta Valley, located in northwest Italy, is Italy’s smallest and least populated region. It is an alpine valley with grape growing conditions typically associated with mountain elevations. Close to Mont Blanc and surrounded on three sides by the Italian, French and Swiss Alps, it is...

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  • Mionetto Moscato Il 2011

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    I absolutely love this wine which is unusual since I am strictly a reds type of gal. I am constantly in search of it and I highly recommend it to anyone. Read More

    Wine review by indiephile


  • Mionetto Moscato Il 2011

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    A nice soft fruity wine. Not overpowering in sweetness. Read More

    Wine review by Sarah Engleking


  • Mionetto Moscato Il 2011

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    A good flavorful, sweet sparkling wine, but not as sweet as other Moscato wines I've tried. Read More

    Wine review by timmonsdesign


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