2011 Vigne di San Martino Gavi
Cortese di Gavi
Pinot Grigio fans take note! Today’s Giordano Lombardo 2011 Vigne di San Martino Gavi is right up your alley.
The Gavi di Gavi DOCG is a small sub-appellation, centered around the town of Gavi (oddly enough), in the heart of the Piedmont region of Italy. This small hamlet has been crafting fine white wine, exclusively from the Cortese grape, since 1876. And they have perfected it over these last 125+ years! Today’s wine is crisp and refreshing, with a touch of complexity coming from the fertile volcanic and limestone soil.
Please accept our heartiest recommendation for today’s Italian treat.
A shimmering pale golden yellow. After a swirl, it almost appears as if the wine has a slightly luminous glow.
A very clean and brisk aromatic profile, with touches of tangerine, white peach, and key lime blending with summer straw, sweet lemongrass, white flower petals, and orange oil.
Incredibly refreshing flavors! Fresh white fruit mingles with clean citrus, floral, and slight mineral notes. If you’re a fan of Pinot Grigio, this is right up your alley.
A touch of acidity and elegant mouthfeel speaks to the thought and care that went into this wine. The crisp upfront flavors slowly fade into a lingering touch of key lime.
Sea bass with sautéed pea shoots, garlic and lemon butter.
What the Winery Says
- Gavi di Gavi DOCG, Piedmont, Italty
- Fruit Variety
- 100% Cortese di Gavi
- Farming Practices
- 100% Organic and Biodynamic
- Soil Type
- Rich volcanic and limestone soil