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White Wine

Gavi D.O.C.G.

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

GRAPE VARIETY

100 % Cortese

EXPOSURE

Somewhat varied, but mostly south-facing

SOIL

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

PROCESSING

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.
The free-run juice thus obtained is fermented at controlled temperatures in stainless steel vats with selected yeasts. Low added sulphur dioxide.

PERCENTAGE OF ALCOHOL

12% Vol (depending on the vintage)

SERVING TEMPERATURE

9°C

RECOMMENDED PAIRINGS

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).

BOTTLE

750 ml.

STORAGE

The wine should be stored horizontally in a cool, (about 15°C) damp environment, out of direct sunlight.

Characteristics

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.