Italian Indigenous Varieties: Mayolet from Valle d’Aosta

This week's Italian indigenous grape variety hails from the Valle d'Aosta and is called Mayolet. It is usually found in blends with Petit Rouge and Oriou Gros. It can usually be found in the DOC wine called Torrette. Les Cretes has a wonderful version of this wine. It also can be made into a monovarietal... Continue Reading →

White wines from Valle d’Aosta Hit High Notes

Italy is an incredibly beautiful country, with 20 regions, many which have Alpine wines thanks to the presence of two mountain ranges, the Alps and the Apennine Mountains which run 1000 km from North to South through the peninsula. Today, I am looking to the smallest region in the North, the Valle d’Aosta. The tag... Continue Reading →

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