This wine comes from the best vineyards in the Gavi area, the white calcareous soil, along with the east and south-east wind and sun exposures, allow the cortese grape to have the perfect setting for optimal growth and ripeness. After the manual harvest, the grape is then soft pressed for fermentation and aged in steel tanks for a minimum of 3 months.

Harvest Note
The autumn-winter season began with heavy rains in November and moderate snowfall in December, followed by a month of January that has been quite dry up until early February, which has seen a couple of snowfalls. The situation has enabled the formation of a great water reserve that has proved to be precipitous in the summer. The following months of February and March have seen mild and dry weather; but such condition has changed for the months of April and May, marked by abundant rains that re-balanced the vegetation of the vines, which formed disparate buds between the higher and the lower parts of the hills. May and June have been hot and dry, registering temperatures above the average for a brief period of time. The unusual and abundant rain at the beginning of July has definitely contributed to favoring gradual maturation that followed the conventional times of an outstanding vintage, however a somewhat poor harvest has been registered for some varieties. White wines are well-structured, harmonious with ideal level of acidity and aroma intensity, thus promising an excellent vintage.
Tasting Note
Crispy, elegant, fragrant with white floral notes, pear, white peach and a pleasing roundness.
Food Pairing
Ideal as an aperitif, it is perfectly matched with fish, spicy foods and delicate starter dishes.
Technical Data
GRAPES: Cortese
PH: 3.18
ACIDITY: 6.15 g/L
ABV: 12.6%
AGING: Minimum of 3 months in steel tanks
Unique Selling Points
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  • Fragrant with floral aromas, crisp, soft and harmonic - perfect as an aperitif and matched with many dishes
  • Outstanding vintages

About the Grape

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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