The vineyards near Mont-blanc are some of the highest in Europe, and the subsequent wines have a distinctively Alpine character;
Prie Blanc it is the oldest grape of record in Valle d’Aosta, and all of the sixty or so acres dedicated to it are DOC designated.
Vineyards are arranged in small, individual plots surrounded by stone walls, which help create microclimates that insulate vines
The wallscapture the daytime heat and radiate it back onto the vines during the cooler evenings
High altitudes and extreme climate saved local Prie Blanc from the phylloxera plague that ravaged most European vineyards in the 19th century
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