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Marchesi di Barolo Gavi di Gavi DOCG 2018

An ideal fruity, fragrant and refreshing treat
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Primary Notes: Apple / Pear Melon Lemon / Lime Oyster-y

Secondary Notes: Nutty

Tertiary Notes:

Body:

Dryness: Very Dry

Acidity: Medium +

Tannin:

Alcohol (%):

Origin: Piedmont, Italy

Maker: Marchesi di Barolo

Grape: Cortese

Fermentation: Steel Only

Awards: >85 pts

Decanting:

Serving Temperature: Best served between 8–10 degrees.

Asian Food Pairing: Spicy hum/ lala, geoduck, grilled scallops

Western Food Pairing: Pot of steamed mussels, clams or shrimp creole.

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Marchesi di Barolo Gavi di Gavi DOCG 2018


An ideal fruity, fragrant and refreshing treat.
Marchesi di Barolo Gavi di Gavi DOCG 2018 is an ideal fruity, fragrant and refreshing treat. Straw-yellow colour with greenish reflections. A golden apple and chamomile flower explosion on the nose. The dry and full-bodied palate is remarkably sapid, balanced, harmonious and smooth. Its lively acidity and powerful mineral persistence complements fresh flavours of golden apples, pears and dried fruit.

100% Cortese entirely from the Rovereto di Gavi district, the best terroir of the entire production zone. The vines are grown with Guyot (VSP trellised) system on hills with moderate inclines and clayey-calcareous soils.
After a manual harvest and soft pressing of the grapes, fermentation occurs at a low temperature in temperature-controlled stainless steel tanks. No ageing in wooden barrels in order to preserve the bright colour, fresh and fragrant aromas of the wine. Gavi wine shows its finest characteristics in its first years, so drink it soon!
Interested in what else we've got from Marchesi di Barolo? Check out Barbera d'Alba Peiragal DOC 2018 and Barolo Tradizione DOCG.
12.5%

AWARDS & ACCOLADES



  A fresh and citrusy Gavi, offering fresh herbs and juniper berries. Light to medium body, fresh acidity and a tangy finish. Drink now.
- 90 POINTS
 - 89 POINTS
  From the Marchesi di Barolo, a clean, crisp zesty Gavi (2018) with rich, ripe yellow apple, fresh pear, licorice flavours and a vibrant lemon juice acidity on the palate. Made from the Cortese wine grape grown in the township of Gavi. Pair with fresh seafood or vegetarian dishes. Marchesi di Barolo winery has been family-run for more than two centuries and five generations ago. Chill and enjoy now.

Floral aromas of honeysuckle mingle with whiffs of tropical fruit and pear. The fruity palate doles out Granny Smith apple, green melon and a candied lemon drop note
- 87 POINTS