Gavi DOCG “Selezione”

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A selected, single variety Gavi produced with grapes from the estate’s vineyard through a fermentation process in stainless steel at controlled temperature, thus preserving the fragrance and flavors characteristic of the “terroir” in the fertile hilly landscape between Novi and Gavi.

TYPE: Still dry white wine.

GRAPE VARIETAL: Cortese (100%).

EXPOSURE: South.

ELEVATION: 225-275 meters a.s.l.

SOIL TYPE: Yellowish-grey clayey marl.

CULTIVATION SYSTEM: Guyot (5000 vines/hectare).

GRAPE HARVEST: By hand. Grape yield variable in the range 80-90 quintals per hectare, with a 70% wine yield.

WINE MAKING METHOD: Soft pressing of the grapes, followed by a clarifying process and traditional-style fermentation at controlled temperature and subsequent extensive refinement of the wine (bâtonage) on distinctive lees in stainless steel.

ENVIRONMENT SUSTAINABILITY: VIVA certified product

ALCOHOL BY VOLUME: 13%

COLOR: Light straw color with typical greenish hues.

FLAVOR: White fruits that allow hints
of mineral flavors.

TASTE: Very dry, pleasantly fresh and persistent, finely sapid and with a slight almond flavor.

RECOMMENDED FOOD PAIRINGS: Very good if served as an aperitif, it can be paired with hors-d’oeuvres as well as main light dishes such as fish, shellfish, vegetable pies, cold cuts and white meats, slightly seasoned cheeses.

SERVING TEMPERATURE: To be served at 8-10 °C (46-50 °F) as an aperitif; best at 11-13 °C (51-55 °F) while accompanying the main dishes.

ANALYTICAL DATA: Residual sugar: traces (2 g/l); Total acids: 5.1 g/l.