A still wine with a pale, straw-yellow gleam, our 100% Cortese proffers delicate flower and fruit sensations with notes of linden blossom and peach. On the palate the wine is subtle, elegant and refined. Crisp and zesty, with a balanced and lingering finish.
Select Cortese grapes from our vineyards’s Capriata d’Orba, San Cristoforo, Gavi, Francavilla, Province of Alessandria. Crisp and zesty, with a balanced and lingering finish, that derive from the soil composition sandy marl along with marl-layered sand.
|MUNICIPALITY OF PRODUCTION||
Capriata d'Orba, San Cristoforo, Gavi, Francavilla, Province of Alessandria
100 % Cortese
Somewhat varied, but mostly south-facing
Varies according to location, but generally sandy marl with marine microfauna along with marl-layered sand, interspersed with abundant gravel and yellowish-white strata.
|TYPE OF PLANTING||
Guyot-pruned. Low yield per hectare. Attentive canopy management via green pruning and selective thinning; minimum necessary chemical treatments.
|AGE OF VINEYARD||
Between 15 and 40 years
|YIELD PER HECTAR||
9500 kilos per hectare
Select Cortese grapes from our vineyards are transported to the cellar when correct level of ripeness is reached. Traditional white winemaking techniques follow a gentle pressing.
|PERCENTAGE OF ALCOHOL||
12% Vol (depending on the vintage)
Excellent as an aperitif or as a companion to brunch; with first or second courses of fish and vegetables, poultry or pork, anything soused, delicate charcuterie (lardo, sweet prosciutto, cooked salame) and fresh or semi-ripe cheeses (both soft or stretched-curd).
The wine should be stored horizontally in a cool, (about 15°C) damp environment, out of direct sunlight.