Grape variety: 100% Cortese di Gavi
Vine growing system: Guyot
Plant density: 4000 vines per hectare
Average age of the vineyards: 45 years-old
Terrain: varied, tuffaceous, calcareous, interspersed with clayey zones, with iron-oxiderich sand and gravel. The grapes are collected by hand, with great care, generally beginning in mid-September.
Fermentation is preceded by a cold maceration process lasting about 48 hours. Fermentation
takes place at a temperature of 14/15°C in temperature-controlled stainless steel tanks, then
the wine ages for about 10 months in steel tanks, the fermentation yeasts still present throughout
the aging period with the aid of weekly bâtonnage (lees stirring).
Straw yellow with green reflections, this wineis clear and intense. Rich, elegant scent, with
pleasing floral and balsamic notes, strong fresh fruit nuances and mineral hints. Its dry, lively,
warm and full-bodied, persistent and savoury taste reveals traces of flint and fresh hay. It pairs
well with molluscs and crustaceans, fish cooked in sauce, roasted fish, savoury first course dishes,