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 micro-climate 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 Enthusiast
2018 vintage
Harvest Note
The 2020 vintage began with a winter season that did not present problems, characterized by mild temperatures and little rainfall. The first part of spring was relatively dry and sunny, suggesting an early vintage. This was not the case in May and June, with a considerable number of rainy days that caused a slowdown in the vegetative development. Though the rain did allow for an important accumulation of water in the ground, fundamental during summer season.
Tasting Note
Aroma intense, elegant with notes of white flowers, pear, chive, and minerals. Well structured, fragrant, and long, round and savory finish.
Technical Data
GRAPES: 100% Cortese
APPELLATION: Gavi DOCG
PH: 3.17
ACIDITY: 6 g/L
ABV: 13.05%
AGING: Aged for at least 5 months with its yeast in steel tanks before refinement in the bottle
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

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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