A 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 fertile hilly landscape’s “terroir” 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 malolactic fermentation in stainless steel.
ENVIRONMENT SUSTAINABILITY: VIVA certified product
ALCOHOL BY VOLUME: 12.5%
COLOR: Light straw color with typical greenish hues.
FLAVOR: Fragrant, fine, persistent.
TASTE: very dry, pleasantly fresh, intense
and slightly persistent.
RECOMMENDED FOOD PAIRINGS: Very good if served as an aperitif, it can complement hors-d’oeuvres as well as main light dishes such as fish, shellfish, vegetable pies, cold cuts and white meats.
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 (2.6 g/l); Total acids: 5 g/l.