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Chardonnay Cuvée Bois - Les Cretes

Les Cretes

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  • Cellar: Les Cretes
  • Vintage : 2019
  • Origin : Aosta Valley
  • Denomination: Valle d'Aosta PDO
  • Grapes: Chardonnay
  • Serving temperature: 13-15 ° C
  • Alcohol volume : 14%
  • Format : 0.75 L
  • Moment to taste it: Dinner
  • Pairings: international cuisine, first courses, fish, white and red meats, foie gras, fondues and medium and long-aged cheeses.
  • Blowup Rating : 9/10


    Description

    The Chardonnay Cuvée Bois from the Les Cretes winery is an elegant and stylish white wine produced in the Aosta Valley. Here the vines grow on a slope on soils of moraine origin, loose and sandy.

    Tasting notes

    Golden yellow in color, this Chardonnay opens to the nose with intense and complex aromas . The aromas range from white fruit to hazelnut and vanilla up to hints of banana and candied citron . it also has mineral and spicy nuances while in the mouth it is dense and closes on an elegant and harmonious finish . Ideal in combination with international cuisine or with fish, white and red meats and fondues. Also excellent as an accompaniment to medium and long-aged cheeses.

    Processing

    The grapes are harvested in the second half of September by manual harvest . After a selection, the grapes are refrigerated and pressed into whole bunches and subsequently fermented in French oak barrels . After roasting , the wine ages for 12 months and is finally bottled. Before being put on the market, Les Cretes Chardonnay Cuvée Bois is further refined in the bottle for 1-2 months .

    The cellar

    The company was founded in 1989 and from the beginning has shown an important attention to the territory, experimenting with organic and biodynamic. Following these principles and consequently minimizing the use of chemicals, Les Cretes produces elegant and pure wines known throughout the peninsula capable of expressing all the essence of the Aosta Valley mountains. Strong and fresh white and red wines, each of them with exceptional characteristics.