Blanc de Morgex et de La Salle 2022
A dry white from Italy's Valle d'Aosta. Crafted from native Prié blanc grapes, it showcases citrus, white flowers, and minerality. Fermented in stainless steel tanks, it presents a crisp palate with refreshing acidity and a slightly acidic finish. This versatile wine, aged at altitude, pairs seamlessly with seafood, light poultry, and vegetables. Acclaimed by critics, it earned 90 points from Wine Spectator, lauded for its refreshing, mineral-driven profile, and 89 points from James Suckling, praising its delicious elegance and enduring freshness.
Tasting Notes: Citrus, apple, pear, white flowers.
Pairing Suggestions: Greek Salad, Teriyaki Salmon, Risotto ai Frutti di Mare
Italy, Valle d'Aosta
Vevey Marziano, a charming family-owned winery nestled in the Morgex and La Salle commune of Valle d'Aosta, Italy, traces its roots to 1981 when Marziano Vevey inherited 2,000 square meters of Prié Blanc vineyards from his father. Teaming up with his wife, Judith, they transformed the estate into a respected producer of top-tier wines. Distinguished by a commitment to sustainable and low-intervention practices, Vevey Marziano's vineyards thrive organically and biodynamically. With a philosophy centered on minimal intervention, native yeast fermentation, and minimal sulfur usage, the winery champions authenticity and environmental consciousness. Producing a diverse range of wines, their Blanc de Morgex et de La Salle stands out as a regional gem. Renowned for its crisp acidity, minerality, and vibrant aromas of citrus, white flowers, and stone fruits, this wine has become an emblem of Vevey Marziano's dedication to quality. As a rising star in Valle d'Aosta, the winery has gained acclaim for its sustainable practices, terroir expression, and numerous awards from prestigious critics like James Suckling, Wine Spectator, and Robert Parker. To taste Vevey Marziano's wines is to savor the essence of a family's devotion to their land and the artistry of winemaking.