Neige d’Or 2018 – Les Cretes
The “Neige d’Or” from the famous Aosta Valley winery Les Cretes is an elegant and refined white wine with surprising structure. Petite Arvine, Pinot Gris and Chardonnay grape varieties are used in the composition of this magnificent blend. Ages 12 months on the lees and 18 months in bottle. The color is straw yellow with green hues, and the aromas are reminiscent of white-fleshed fruit, wild flowers and sweet spices. The palate is creamy, enveloping, complex, fresh and with excellent persistence.
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Neige D’or as the blanket of white snow that covers the Valdostan slopes throughout the year.
A Valle d’Aosta DOC, the result of a skillful blending of Valle d’Aosta varieties grown by Guyot on the typical moraine and sandy slopes of the lower valley.
Multipurpose, versatile and reliable white. Whether you want to accompany it with traditional dishes or simply enjoy it as an aperitif, the Neige d’Or is a winning bet right off the bat.
A complex wine, to be drunk in an appropriate goblet (grand ballon), which is positively affected by the passage in large barrels and ages 12 months in bottle before release.
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The appearance is a beautiful straw yellow with slight greenish nuance. The nose is characterized by pleasant fruity (white-fleshed fruits), floral notes and a slight spiciness. The drink is pleasant, dominated by an overall sense of freshness because of its acidic component. The closure is typically fruity.
Valle D'Aosta DOC