Alcohol : 13,5%
Grape : Cortese
Localisation : Piedmont, Italy
Sourced from the Tenuta La Meirana in the Gavi di Gavi DOCG. The oldest document which states the origin of the name “Gavi” is preserved at the record Office in Genova mentions vineyard and chestnut woods on a spot called Meirana. That document dates back to 971 A.D.
The Cortese varietal grape vines here average 30 years of age. After hand harvest the grapes are fermented in Stainless steel tanks and aged there on the lees 6 months before bottling.
James Suckling scored this 91 points saying "Aromas of honeydew melon, minerals, cloves and flint follow through to a medium-to full-bodied palate with layers of fruit and flavor. Long, intense finish. Drink now."