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Ottosoldi Gavi DOCG, Piedmont, Italy

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Average Price $19 (USD)
(Approx, ex-tax, all vintages)

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Grape Variety

Cortese is an Italian white grape variety most famously used in the production of 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.

Other than the popular wines of Gavi, Cortese is used in the wines of Colli Tortonesi, Bianco di Custoza, ...more


Region
  • The Gavi, or Cortese di Gavi, DOCG is situated in the southern part of Piedmont, in north-western Italy. Its name derives from the town of Gavi, which is at the centre of the production zone, and 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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  • Piedmont, in the far north-west of Italy, enjoys an unrivaled seat among the world's very finest wine regions. It is the home of more DOCG wines than any other Italian region, among them such well-known and respected names as Barolo, ...more

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