Valle d’Aosta DOC, the regional DOC covering all wine styles from the Aosta region in northern Italy, Aosta being a ‘tiny Alpine valley sandwiched between Piedmont [‘Piemonte’] and the Alps in northern Italy,’ (Oz Clarke: 2015, p.270). 

Native wine grapes: Red: Vuillermin. | White: Vien de Nus.

Valle d’Aosta DOC Bianco + grape variety: Varietal wines must contain 85–100% of the variety named on the label. Permitted varieties are Chardonnay, Müller-Thurgau, Pinot Grigio or Pinot Gris, Pinot Bianco or Pinot Blanc, Petite Arvine, Moscato Bianco or Muscat Petit Grain, Traminer Aromatico or Gewürztraminer.

Valle d’Aosta DOC Rosso & Rosato + grape variety: Gamay, Pinot Nero or Pinot Noir, Mayolet, Merlot, Cumin, Syrah, Cornalin, Nebbiolo, Petit Rouge, Prëmetta, Gamaret, Vuillermin.

Wineries

No certificationLes Cretes.

Bibliography

Italian Wine Unplugged (Positive Press, 2017), p.291-2.

Oz Clarke, Oz Clarke Wine A-Z (Pavilion, 2015).