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La Crotta di Vegneron, Italy

From the foothills of the North West Italian Alps, with vineyards set into steep slopes, La Crotta has the advantage of great growing conditions.

The vineyards are located at a fairly high altitude, ranging from 500 to 850m, and enjoy a special microclimate with little rainfall and a good diurnal temperature range. The delicate grapes like Petit Arvine, Fumin and Gamay thrive here, resulting in enticing wines with a lightness of touch and minerality.

Viticulture

La Crotta di Vegneron’s vineyards are located at a fairly high altitude, ranging from 500 to 850m enjoying a special microclimate, with little rainfall, high average temperatures in the day and rather low temperatures in the summer nights. These morphological and climatic characteristics favour the ripening of the grapes and limit parasitic attacks, hence very few treatments are needed, and where necessary, the treatments made are used frugally and out of respect for the environment.

HIGHLIGHTS
  • Most of the vineyard work is carried out by hand due to the steepness of the terrain.
  • Hand selection of the grapes ensures only the best and ripest grapes are selected.
  • The morphological and climatic characteristics favour the ripening of the grapes and limit parasitic attacks, hence very few treatments are needed, and where necessary, the treatments made are used fr