Gavi del comune di Gavi DOCG Monserito

Tenuta Carretta
Product ID: 400142
  • Italy
  • Podio, Piedmont
  • White
  • 12.5%
  • 0.75 L
  • Cortese
  • 7-10°C

Taste characteristics

  • Light Full bodied
  • Dry Sweet
  • Soft Acidic

Other classifications

  • Vegan
  • 100% Organic

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Description

Gavi del comune di Gavi DOCG Monserito

Grapes:
Cortese

Colour:
straw yellow with green reflections.

Aroma:
floral notes with white-fleshed fruit.

Ageing:
6 months in steel tanks and 2 months in bottle.

Food Pairing:
Pasta, crustaceans, lean fish, appetisers and snacks

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Manufacturer
Tenuta Caretta

Tenuta Carretta is a winery situated in Piobesi d'Alba in the Roero district of Piedmont. It makes a range of wines from some of the region's most famous appellations, including Barolo, Barbaresco, Barbera and Dolcetto d'Alba and Roero Arneis. The estate is comprised of 70 hectares (173 acres) of vineyards, divided across multiple parcels in Roero and Langhe. The winery itself is situated in the middle of a 35-ha (87-acre) natural ampitheater planted to...

Type of Grape
Cortese
Cortese

 is a white grape variety that is most famous for its role in the crisp, lime-scented wines of Gavi. The variety is known for its bracingly high acidity and its ability to retain freshness, even when grown in hot environments. Apple, peach and honeydew flavors are commonly associated with Cortese wine, with lime, almond and light herbal or grassy aromas. While Gavi wines are the grape's most famous incarnation, a few varietal wines are...

The region
Gavi

The Gavi, (or Cortese di Gavi) DOCG is situated in the southern part of Piedmont, in northwestern Italy. The town of Gavi is at the centre of the production zone while Cortese is the indigenous white grape variety from which it is made. Due to its close proximity with Liguria, its winemaking and gastronomic traditions are more Ligurian than Piemontese, which could explain the light and fruity style of this white wine.

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