Cornalin – LA SOURCE

LA SOURCE producer’s sheet


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Additional information



Grape variety


General informations

  • Denomination: Valle d’Aosta DOP Cornalin

  • Grapes: Cornalin 100%


  • Area: Saint-Pierre (AO)

  • Soil type: Morainal-sandy soil

  • Harvest time: Middle October

  • Harvest method: Hand-picked

Wine processing

  • Vinification and ageing: After the grapes are destemmed, they are carefully vinified according to the traditional fermentation method on grape skins at temperature of 26-28°C, with a maceration of 8-10 days. The malolactic fermentation and the ageing are completely in stainless steel tanks. Normally we bottle this wine at the end of the summer, followed by the aging in the bottle for 12 months


  • Colour: Soft ruby red.

  • Bouquet: Elegant and fruity, light spicy hints.

  • Flavour: Delicate body with a fine freshness, with notes of small red fruits.

  • Food pairings: It goes well with cold cuts and cheeses and with simple main courses.

Analytical data

  • Alcohol content: 13,5%

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