Torrette – LA SOURCE

LA SOURCE producer’s sheet


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Grape variety


General informations

  • Denominatione: Valle d’Aosta DOP Torrette

  • Grapes: Petit Rouge 90% – Vien de Nus 10%


  • Area: Saint-Pierre (AO)

  • Exposure: South

  • 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 during the summer, followed by the aging in the bottle for 36 months.


  • Colour: Red ruby

  • Bouquet: Ripe red fruit, cherries and plums

  • Flavours: full bodied wine with a fine acidity and a long and persistent finish

  • Food pairings: It goes well with first course of meat, main sources of fish, cold cuts, cheeses or game.

Analytical data

  • Alcohol content: 12,5%

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