Ermes Pavese is a youthful grower in the commune of La Ruine just outside of the town of Morgex in the high Alps minutes from the summit of Mont Blanc. Pavese works the native grape known as Prié Blanc. Starting with barely two hectares of vineyards, situated at about 1200 meters above sea level, Pavese has gradually expanded his holdings in this high altitude zone. He now produces three versions of Blanc de Morgex et de La Salle. Because these vineyards are so isolated, Pavese has been able to work with the original, pre-phylloxera root stock since that malady never infiltrated this area when it came sweeping through Europe many years ago.
Pavese Ermes | Blanc de Morgex, Italy 2016
Racy and vibrant with a lengthy mineral finish and decadent floral aromatic. Stunning in every sence of the word.
- Vintage-year: 2016
- Sub-region: Morgex et de La Salle
- Region: Valle d'Aosta
- Country: Italy
- Grape-variety: 100% Prie Blanc
- Color: White
- Size: 750ml
- Price-range: $25-50
- Pairings: Fresh Goat Cheeses and Salty Charcuterie
- Vinification: Organic
|Dimensions||4.75 × 4.75 × 16 in|