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%).
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.