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Blanc de Morgex et de la Salle

DOC area for white wine in the Italian region aosta Valley, It is a subzone of the DOC area Valle d'Aosta. The terraced Vineyards with only 15 hectares are 900 to 1,200 meters above sea level on the left and right of the Dora Baltea shore in the eponymous communes Morgex and La Salle in the face of Mont Blanc. They are among the highest vineyards Europe. In the middle of the 20th century, these vineyards were abandoned, but the 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 trained 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 include Cave du Vin Blanc de Morgex and La Salle, Brunet, Celegato, Pavese, A. Vevey A. and M. Vevey.

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