● Location: Northwest, by Mont Blanc
● 250 hectares of vineyards
● Number of DOCG wines: 0 / DOC wines: 1
● Most characteristic native grapes:
Petit Rouge (red)
Prie blanc / blanc de morgex (white)
Val d'Aosta has a special autonomous status in Italy, and is bilingual Italian/French. It is Italy's smallest and least populated region.
In average, the wine growers own 1 hectar of vineyard which is also the smallest in the country.
The alpine climate gives origin to light, fresh and acidic wines that are often single varietal.
● Fun facts:
Chaudelune is Italy's only ice wine produced on the Mont Blanc at 1200 meters (4000 feet)