Name: Gavi d.o.c.g.
Variety: Cortese of Gavi
Alcoholic content: 12% vol.
Total acidity: 5.3 g/l.
Colour: light straw-yellow.
Bouquet: flavours of white camomile flowers,
ripe peach and citrus fruits.
Mouth feel: elegant and smooth on the palate
with balanced components and a pleasant acid note.
Wine and food matches
Great for a fresh aperitif, matched nicely with fish and shellfish.
Vineyards: Commune of Gavi, vineyards located
on the Tassarolo hill.
Surface area: 12 hectares.
Altitude: 250 metres a.s.l.
Exposure: west Soil: clay marl, rich in iron
Plantation density: 5000 vines per hectare.
Growing method: traditional Guyot.
Age of vineyard: 20 years old.
Yield per hectare: 9000 kg.
Harvesting period: between 24 September and 3 October.
Harvesting type: hand picking.
Pressing: soft horizontal press.
Fermentation: in steel tanks.
Fermentation temperature: maximum 18-20°.
Fermentation length: 20 days.
Malolactic fermentation: no.
Ageing in steel tanks: 4 months.
Ageing in bottle: 4 months.