2022 Grosjean Frères Pinot Noir, Valle d'Aosta, Italy

A ruby color that deepens to garnet with a complex range of scents that linger and balance out the intense red fruits. A dry, balanced palate with good alcohol and long finish.

$33.99
$33.99

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ABOUT THIS WINE

Although native to the Côte d’Or, Pinot Noir has been cultivated in the Val d’Aoste since, while 70% of Grosjean’s vines are French clones and 30% are the rare Wadenzwil cultivar. Grosjean’s example blends varietal typicity with raciness and freshness. The vineyards are at a high altitude and steep incline, allowing for the distinct alpine characteristics to show through. Vinification in wood casks with daily punching down for three days, followed by 10-12 days of settling before aging partly in steel, part in oak.

ABOUT THIS PRODUCER

The Grosjean family traces its roots back to the village of Fornet in the high mountain passes of the Valle d’Aosta known as Valgrisenche where they raised cattle. In 1969, Dauphin Grosjean, the father of the five sons that now collaborates to produce the wines of this estate with exceptional quality. He was recognized and the entire family became engaged in the expansion of the vineyards plus wine production. The estate has now grown to encompass seven hectares of vineyards. After starting out with the traditional Petit Rouge along with some Gamay, Pinot Noir and Petite Arvine, the Grosjeans have planted other local varietals such as Fumin, Cornalin, Premetta and Vuillermin. Sustainably farmed since 1975 with only organic fertilizers and no pesticides or herbicides are used. Natural yeasts are utilized for fermentation.

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Grape(s) Pinot Noir
Farming Sustainable