Piemonte, Italy

Vintage: 2020

 

This crisp white wine shows incredible mineral, zesty citrus and floral notes, with a hint of spice and characteristics hints of bitter almond. Prominent mineral characters linger on the long and precise finish.  Pair with aperitifs, sushi, grilled fish, shellfish, oysters, pasta, wildfowl, blue cheeses.

 

On the hills near Gavi, not far from the Ligurian Sea, the Cortese grapes are grown, producing this Gavi D.O.C.G. Cortese is a white grape variety grown in the Alessandria area, especially on the hillsides surrounding the town of Gavi. This variety is not very robust and requires good climatic conditions in order to ripen properly. In the Alessandria area, it has found the essential conditions to produce excellent results. The soils are rich in marls and fossils, providing a unique terroir for this unique wine.

2020 Gavi di Gavi ‘Fossili’, San Silvestro

£16.99Price