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La Battistina Gavi DOCG

2018

In a Nutshell

From one of Araldica's Gavi estates, La Battistina, this is a high quality, complex white.

Tasting Notes

Aromatic, zesty nose with notes of apple, lime and white flower. The wine has juicy apple and lemon characters, and is textural with attractive minerality. The finish is balanced, with a zesty mouthwatering quality.

Production Notes

The vineyards are south facing and the soil, chalky and mineral, which allows full ripening and excellent drainage. The 35 year old vines are trained Piemonte style on low Guyot trellis, planted with 4000 - 4500 vines per hectare and yielding 6600 lt/ha The whole process of winemaking is undertaken at Araldica's winery Azienda Agricola La Battistina in stainless steel tanks. The hand harvested grapes are pressed in a pneumatic press and subjected to a temperature controlled fermentation in stainless steel. The wine remains in contact with the lees for 4 months before being fined, filtered and bottled.

Grape Blend

100%

Cortese

La Battistina Gavi DOCG

Detailed Information

Type

White

Country

Italy

Region

Piedmont

Vintage

2018

Size

0.75L

ABV

12.5%

Grape

Cortese

Vinification

Vegan, Vegetarian

Closure

Screwcap

£12.00

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