Controlled Destination of Origin Organic-Biodynamic wine from the Tassarolo region
It is Gavi that represents the philosophy and the tradition of the company, reflecting the uniqueness of the Cortese grapes from which it derives.: 100% Cortese.
Planted vineyard area: 22 ha.
Grape variety: 100% Cortese.
Pruning system: traditional Guyot.
Cultivation: organic-biodynamic method. The vines are cultivated without using fertilizers and agrochemicals.
Yield: 9000 kg/ha.
Soil: limestone and clay, excellent texture, good presence of minerals.
Geological zone: Tassarolo, hillside, 300 m (asl), south/east - south/west exposure.
Grape harvest: 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 2/3 months and after cold stabilisation, is bottled at the beginning of March.
Alcohol content: 12%.
Total acidity: 6 g/l.
Colour: straw yellow with a slightly greenish hue.
Scent: intense notes of white flowers and fruit accentuated by a delicate minerality.
Taste: fresh and full-bodied matched with elegance and pleasantness, well-balanced acidity and good persistence in its end notes.
Serve with: excellent as an aperitif, it can be matched with main courses, white meat, fish and vegetables.
Serving temperature:: 8/10°C.
Storage: bottles should be stored in a cool, dry environment and at a constant temperature. In these conditions bottles can be stored for 4/5 years.