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Gavi D.O.C.G.

Grape Variety: Cortese

Area of Production: Located on the hills of the banks of the Lemme river in the provence of Alessandria.  The vineyards are cenetered around the village of Gavi, near the Ligurian Appennines.

Altitude: 100-200 meters above sea level

Harvest:  Second half of September

Vinification and Refinement: Soft pressing and static decanting.  Slow algoholic fermentation under strict temerature control.  Ready for bottling following the malolactic fermentation.

Color: Delicate, straw yellow with strong green reflections.

Bouquet: Soft, characteristic aroma with scents of fresh fruit

Taste: Dry but refreshing, keen and well balanced

Accompaniments: Ideal aperitif, accompanies hors-d’oeuvres and fish dishes.  Suggested serving temperature at 10°-12°C.