Torrette Superieur Vigne Rovettaz – GROSJEAN VINS

GROSJEAN VINS producer’s sheet

Rovettaz is the name of one of the most ancient company vineyards; it stands out for its steep slopes and the production of high quality grapes which are employed in the production of Torrette Supérieur.

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Grape variety

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General informations

  • Denomination: Valle d’Aosta DOC

  • Grapes: Petit Rouge 75% e 10% Fumin, 10% Cornalin e 5% Premetta

  • Number of the bottles: 5000 / 6000


  • Place of production: Quart, Vigna Rovettaz

  • Surface: Ha 0,8

  • Exposition: South, South-West

  • Soil: Very sandy, slightly calcareous, really dry and with steep slope (> 70%)

  • Growing: Guyot

  • Year of installation: 1990

  • Farming operations: Both mechanical and manual, with techniques allowed in the organic farming. No use of insecticides, nor acaricides, and not even chemical weeding are performed. Manuring is performed just with organic substances (manure)

  • Harvesting: Middle of October

Wine processing

  • Vinification: With destemmed grapes, and no yeast added. Maceration with skin for 12/15 days pumping over three times a day at controlled temperature

  • Aging refinement: In 3000 liter wooden vats, 6/12 months in the bottle

  • Bottling: September


  • Colour: Ruby colour, intense and luminous

  • Perfume: Intense bouquet brings to mind ripe wild berrieswith sweet floral hints of violet and wild rosewhich are followed by sweet spicy notes

  • Flavor: It opens up its fruity bouquet, which becomes stronger thanks to the mineral note ; its light acidity blends with the tannins

  • At table: It accompanies dishes prepared with red meat and meat from farmyard animals

Analytical data

  • Alcohol content: 13,5%

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