San Pietro Il Mandorlo Gavi 2014
£19.19 ..20% off price
Gavi coming from the grapes of the Mandorlo vineyard, one of the most historic of the Tenuta, which covers a gentle hillside overlooked by a centenary almond tree. This Cru with golden yellow color, is made unique from the harmonization of its fruity flavours, with almond notes.
Grapes variety: 100% Cortese.
Cultivation: organic-biodynamic method. The vines are cultivated without using fertilizers and agrochemicals.
Soil: limestone clayey ground, excellent texture, good presence of minerals.
Geological zone: Tassarolo, hillside, 300 m (asl), south/east – south/west exposure.
Grape harvest: second half of September, hand harvesting.
Wine production method: soft crushing of the grapes; the must obtained after natural decanting, is fermented in stainless steel tanks under temperature control. Alcoholic fermentation occurs without using selected yeast for a period of 20/25 days. The permanence of the wine on the yeasts lasts for at least 3/4 months and after cold stabilization is bottled in late March and left in the refining for a few months.
Scent: it is pleasant and intense, with complex hints of almond and floral scents.
Taste: structure combined with great elegance, texture and pleasantness, moderate acidity but present, rightly sapid, with good persistence in the end.
Serve with: fish, white meats, young cheeses, and due to its flavor it is a wine to drink through the meal.
Serving temperature: 10/12°C.
Storage: bottles stored in a cool, dry and constant temperature can be stored for at least 7/8 years.