Nosiola is the only indigenous white grapevine in Trentino and its best habitat is in Valle dei Laghi where excellent results are obtained thanks to the afternoon breeze from Lake Garda and the Mediterranean climate. Nosiola vines are still semi-wild (they trail in a bushy way) and therefore difficult to cultivate because they are delicate and susceptible to diseases.
Marzemino was introduced to the Vallagarina during the Venetian domination, sometime before the end of the Fifteenth Century. The people of Santa Margherita have always cultivated Marzemino grapes together with mulberry.
“Vette di San Leonardo owes its name to the majestic peaks – “vette” in Italian – which frame the vineyards that give it birth. The complex minerality and youthful freshness of these mountains are reﬂ ected in Vette’s sensory proﬁ le”.