Les Cretes with its Chardonnay Cuvée Bois is at the top of national and international quality for elegance and style.
The vine is located at an altitude ranging from 550 to 750 m.s.l. in Aymavilles in Valle D’Aosta.
The aging Sur lies and its continuous batonnages (in wine jargon means putting the marc back in suspension) give a beautiful complexity and a remarkable and perfect balance.
At the opening it releases delicate aromas of white fruit with vanilla tones, to the elegant and harmonious taste.
This sweet wine is harvested late, in several steps, in order to select only the bunches that have reached the correct degree of ripeness.
A production technique very difficult to achieve where the wine made has a golden color so as to give the name Dorè.
Sweet wine made with the technique used for the best passito and sweet wines.
Vanilla scent with hints of caramel and apricot.
The taste will amaze you by reminding you of the custard.
Its name Fumin recalls the color of smoke because the berries being very dark are rich in pruina a natural substance that gives this particular color.
It risked extinction in the 70s when local vignerons decided to save it and continue production by becoming part of the D.Or.C Aosta Valley.
For the first time it was vinified in purity by Les Cretes in 1993 amazing everyone for its elegance and complexity.
Intense and spicy aromas, excellent in combination with hearty winter dishes.
La Sabla can be defined as the representative wine of Les Cretes and the Charrere family who have been producing it since 1971.
It is made thanks to a skilful blend of red grapes.
Its characteristic name is given by the characteristic conformation of the soil composed mainly of sand.
At the opening hints of flowers and red berries.
In tasting very persistent with soft notes.
Les Cretes produces an excellent Nebbiolo that despite being a typically Piedmontese wine has always been cultivated in Valle D’Aosta where the inhabitants called Picotendro.
This vine is cultivated in the valley floor of glacial origin in the area of Issogne and Arnad.
Les Cretes decided to cultivate this vine thanks to the particular micro-climate very similar to that of the Langhe.
It is called Sommet because in French means top and is dedicated to the peaks that surround this vineyard.
As soon as it opens it gives hints of cherries and blackberries, tasting it you appreciate its flavor and elegance.
This typical grape variety cultivated by Les Cretes grows only in a small lot in the Montjovet area of the lower valley.
In this restricted area, thanks to a particular microclimate and a perfect exposure of the vineyard, a Petite Arvine of the highest quality takes shape.
As soon as it is opened, it releases all its citrus and floral aromatic bouquet.
Tasting it is appreciated for its rich and persistent structure.
Les Cretes with its Pinot Gris Brulant is a typical work of the Alpine terroir and a clear varietal identity.
The grapes are harvested only when fully ripe and are left to rest a complete night outside to be then pressed whole.
It is a product difficult to find because the 2018 vintage is only in the first year of production after the rejuvenation of the old vineyards active since 1994.
As soon as it is opened, it releases aromas of mountain flowers, persistent and mineral to taste.
Les Cretans its vine for the production of rosé has decided to locate it at an altitude of 700 m,.
It is produced by the assembly of several clones of native varieties grown in different vineyards that allow the development of its organoleptic complexity.
These have always been destined for the production of Turrets the D.O.C oldest in Valle d’Aosta.
Les Cretes has decided for the first time to allocate them exclusively to the production of a rosé.
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