2009 La Scolca Gavi di Gavi White Label

Year: 2009
Appellation: Piedmont
Country: Italy
Wine Spectator: 88
White Wine
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$16.95
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100% Cortese.

"This white shows touches of honey and grilled almond on a round profile, accenting its peach and melon flavors. Finishes crisply. Drink now. 2,500 cases imported. " (WS)

Winery Notes:
The La Scolca Gavi di Gavi White Label is the estates most traditional wine.

Terroir:
This traditional Cortese-based wine is made from 20 to 30 year-old vines sourced within the Rovereto commune in the heart of Gavi.

Vinification:
La Scolca White Label is vinified utilizing traditional methods in neutral vats and aged for on it's lees to extract optimal aromatic richness and palate complexity.

“White Label” is light straw in color with a typical "Gavi" nose that is fine and pleasantly fresh. In the mouth, it is delicate and very dry, characterized by a crisp and refreshing acidity.

Notes:
Light straw color. Typical Gavi nose; fine and pleasantly fresh. Delicate in the mouth, very dry, characterized by a crisp and refreshing acidity. White Label is a perfect match for oysters and other seafood as well as white meats, cheeses and grilled vegetables.