White Wine Gavi Il Mandorlo
Gavi is produced from the grapes of the Mandorlo vineyard, one of the most historic of the estate, which covers a gentle hillside overlooked by a century-old almond tree. This Cru with a golden yellow colour is made unique from the harmonisation of its fruity flavours, with almond notes.
Planted vineyard area: 3 hectares
Grape variety: 100% Cortese.
Pruning system: traditional Guyot
Cultivation: organic-biodynamic method. The vines are cultivated without using fertilisers or agrochemicals.
Yield: 8000 kg/ha.
Soil: limestone clay ground, excellent texture, good presence of minerals.
Geological zone: Tassarolo, hillside, 300 m (asl), south/east - south/west exposure.
Grape harvest: second half of September, hand harvesting.
Wine production method: soft crushing of grapes; the must obtained after natural decanting is fermented in stainless steel tanks under temperature control. Alcoholic fermentation occurs without using selected yeast for a period of 20/25 days. The permanence of the wine on the yeast lasts for at least 3/4 months and after cold stabilisation, is bottled in late March and left to refine for a few months.
Alcohol content: 12.5%.
Total acidity: 6 g/l.
Colour: intense straw yellow.
Scent: Pleasant and intense, with complex hints of almond and floral notes.
Taste: structure combined with great elegance, texture and pleasantness, moderate but present acidity, rightly sapid, with good persistence in its end notes.
Serve with: fish, white meat, young cheeses, and due to its sapidity it is suitable as an accompaniment throughout a meal.
Serving temperature: 10/12°C.
Conservazione: Storage: bottles should be stored in a cool, dry environment at a constant temperature. Bottles can be stored this way for at least 7/8 years.