Cornalin – LE CLOCHER

LE CLOCHER producer’s sheet

 

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General informations

  • Classification: D.O.P.

  • Vine variety: 100% Cornalin

  • Bottle size: 0.75 Lt and 0.375 Lt

  • Bottle quantity: About 3000

Vineyard

  • Where: Jovençan

  • Surface: About 4000 m

  • Exposure: South

  • Soil: Typical sediment of glacial deposits

  • Return per hectare: About 80 quintals per hectare

  • Farming style: Guyot

  • Year of implantation: 1990-2008

  • Agricultural practices: From pruning to grape harvest, we mostly work by hand in our vineyards. We only use mechanical machines for treatments and for extirpating bad seeds

  • Harvest: Mid-October

Wine processing

  • Vinification: Traditional method including temperature check during the alcoholic fermentation in steel tanks

  • Aging: At least 6 months in steel tanks

  • Bottling: April-May

Characteristic

  • Colour: Ruby red

  • Fragrances: Fresh scents like red fruit such as strawberries and plums. Floral aroma of roses and violets

  • How does it taste: Cornalin has its roots in Jovençan. That’s why it presents the typical characteristics of Valle d’Aosta territory: natural acidity, freshness, surprising sapidity and minerality. Fruit, pepper, and cloves complete its taste

  • At the table: Great for first courses and with both white and red meat

Analytical data

  • Alcoholic content: 13,5%

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