The 2022 vintage, marked by a milder winter and slightly warmer spring, culminated in an early yet fruitful harvest. The summer brought intense heat and no rainfall, posing a challenge yet enhancing the grapes' quality with rich, expressive aromas. Fortunately, late August rains rejuvenated the vines, allowing full ripening. The 20 day harvest yielded grapes with exceptional quality, characterised by vibrant fruity and spicy notes. The careful vinification process, including gentle pressing and temperature-controlled fermentation in stainless steel, was meticulously tailored to preserve the crispness and aromatic intensity of the Cortese grape. The wine was bottled in the Spring following the harvest.
Under winemaker Magda Pedrini, the vineyards are planted between 300-500 metres above sea level on grey marl with loose, sandy topsoil. Pedrini, focusing on the estate's prized single vineyards ‘Lugarara’ and ‘Montessora’, brings out the unique character of the Cortese grape with a non-interventionist approach, including making unoaked wines.
Gavis are versatile but perfectly complement light seafood dishes and fresh salads, with their vibrant acidity and zest.
Gavi Di Gavi wines, from Piedmont, Italy, are known for their crisp, refreshing profile with hints of citrus and green apple, and subtle minerality. Made from the Cortese grape, they’re best enjoyed young.
Gavi, in Italy's Piedmont region, is renowned for elegant white wines, primarily from the Cortese grape. Characterised by rolling hills and favourable microclimates, the area produces wines with crisp acidity and floral aromatics. Gavi wines are celebrated for their balance, minerality, and ability to pair well with a wide variety of dishes, reflecting the region's rich winemaking heritage.
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