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Blanc de Morgex and de La Salle

DOC area for white wine in the Italian region aosta Valley, It is a sub-zone of the DOC area Valle d'Aosta. The terraced Vineyards with only 15 hectares of vineyards are located at 900 to 1,200 meters above sea level to the left and right of the Dora-Baltea shore in the eponymous municipalities of Morgex and La Salle in the face of Mont Blanc. You are one of them highest vineyards Europe. These vineyards were to be abandoned in the mid-20th century, but Abbé Alexandre Bougeat (1916-1972) launched a successful initiative to save this area. The exposed location earned the wine the nickname "Bianco dei ghiacciai" (white glacier wine). He will unmixed from the autochthonous. ungrafted grown Prié (Blanc de Morgex), which is raised here on low pergolas. The racy, sparkling wine has an aroma of citrus and mountain herbs. There is also a Spumante in the flavors extra brut, brut and demi-sec. Well-known producers are Cave du Vin Blanc de Morgex et de La Salle, Brunet, Celegato, Pavese, A. Vevey A. and M. Vevey.

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