The hillside of Rovereto has always been considered the historic Great Cru of Gavi, in the municipality of Gavi, and its overall extension is approx. 148 acres. Its topography is derived from the presence of ancient oak forests and clay soil which is rich in iron. The microclimate is unique due to the sea breezes and the nearby Apennine mountains. Rovereto comes from vineyards with an average age of 25.

92 Points
Blue Lifestyle
2018 vintage
90 Points
Wine Advocate
2019 vintage
Tasting Note

Straw yellow with green hues. On the nose it is intense, elegant, persistent with notes of white flowers, golden apple, chive and minerals. The palate is well-structured, fragrant and a pleasingly long, round savoury finish.

Food Pairing

Pairs well with spaghetti with fruits of the sea, swordfish carpaccio, veal tartar.

Unique Selling Points
  • Rovereto is the historic Great Cru of Gavi
  • Very low yield, hand harvested with summer thinning of excess bunches
  • A white wine with crisp acidity - perfect to pair with food
  • Potential to age for 7-8 years

Vineyard Details

Rovereto Vineyard
The hillside of Rovereto has always been considered the historic Great Cru of Gavi, in the municipality of Gavi, and its overall extension is important (approx. 148 acres). Its toponym may derive from the presence of ancient oak forests whose leaves have and unmistakeable shape and the clay soil which is rich in iron. The microclimate is unique due to the sea breezes and the nearby Apennine mountains.

About the Grape

Cortese
Cortese produces a crisp, elegant, delicately scented wine. The best examples from the commune of Gavi in Piedmont have crisp acidity, structure and full, round body.
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