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Gavi del comune di Gavi DOCG Poggio Basco, White Wine

Product ID: 400079
  • Italy Italy
  • Piemont Piemont
  • White White
  • Dry Dry
  • 12.0% 12.0%
  • 0.75 L 0.75 L
  • Cortese Cortese
  • 8-10°C 8-10°C

Taste characteristics

  • Light Full bodied
  • Dry Sweet
  • Soft Acidic

Other classifications

  • Vegetarian Vegetarian
  • Vegan Vegan
  • 100% Organic 100% Organic

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Gavi DOCG del comune di Gavi"Poggio Basco"

“Poggio Basco” is a vineyard located in the township of Gavi at 400 m above sea level. With southern sun exposure, this 7-hectare vineyard is characterized by the strong difference in diurnal temperatures, which favors the development of its floral aromas. The soil is principally limestone and, in small amounts, clay. The wine is made from a fermentation process that takes place under controlled temperatures, and cold maceration with the must in contact with its skins, which helps develop its structure and complexity.

100% Cortese

Yield per hectare:
80 q.

6 months in stainless steel tanks.

Straw yellow with typical green hues.

Delicate and ethereal, with notes of white flowers and nuts.

Dry, full, harmonic and fresh.

Food pairing:
Perfect for an aperitif, it is also very good paired with cold appetizers, fish, crustaceans, and seafood, as well as light, delicate first courses.

Store Features


Malgra Winery is located in Mombaruzzo, the heart of the Monferrato region, near Asti, a land of charm abounded by the colors and aromas of its viticulture. The history of the winery begins with two families of winegrowers, Bonfante and Chiarle for whom...

Type of Grape

Cortese is a white grape variety best associated with fresh, lemon-flavoured wines from Gavi. The variety is known for its bracing acidity and its ability to retain its freshness even when grown in warm environments. Flavours like apple, peach, almond, light herbal aromas and honey are frequently associated with Cortese wine.

The region
Gavi, Piemont

Gavi (or Cortese di Gavi) DOCG is located in the southern part of Piedmont region of northwestern Italy. The town of Gavi is the heart of the production area, while Cortese is the indigenous white grape variety from which it’s made. Due to the proximity to Liguria its wine and gastronomic traditions are more ligurian than piedmontese, which explains the light and fruity style of this white wine.

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