"In [the] harsh, cold and dry climate [of the Valle d'Aosta], the vine struggles to survive and Elio works like crazy to give life to extraordinary wines. He is not fully aware of how good they are."
- Slow Wine
Gambero Rosso's Emerging Winery of the Year (2019), Antonella Corda's trailblazing winery is growing a reputation for crafting some of the most exciting wines to come out of Sardinia in recent years: wines as expressive as they are authentic and assured.
The granddaughter of Antonio Argiolas, a key figure in Sardinian wine history, Antonella has steadfastly pursued her own winemaking vision: working organically with some of the top plots in Sardinia, Antonella focuses on varietal character, poise and finesse in her wines a way that reveals a new dimension to Sardinian wines. It is here that quintessential Sardinian wines - Vermentino, Cannonau and Nuragus - reach their maximum expression.
It starts with the land...
Good wines come from the land
Due to limited quantities, few of these wines make their way into export markets - and interest in these wines are growing every year. We are delighted to work with Ottin to offer some of their highly sought-after wines in Singapore.
Proudly Valdostan wines
Elio has always believed in working sensitively in the cellar to preserve the territorial imprint of his beloved land in his wines. This results in confident, expressive Valdostan wines with excellent fruit clarity, freshness and elegance.
Right from the start, Elio has farmed organically - 2019 was the winery's first fully organic vintage.
It started with Pinot Noir...
Emerico Ottin was the first generation of the Ottins to produce Pinot Noir - and in doing so, offered the greatest inspiration behind the founding of the winery.
This is one of Ottin's wines that continues to capture the imagination of consumers and critics today - a complex, refined wine that lingers long in the memory.
But that is not all. Torrette, Fumin and Petite Arvine are given also masterly interpretations in Ottin's hands - wines which reward the find for those willing to venture off the beaten path!