This full bodied white made from 100% Cortese is fresh and fruity with scents of white flowers and a pleasantly though quite dry palate. Rich and balanced, this elegant white is soft and round, but somehow structured; it is well-matched to fish and fowl dishes.
The 25 hectare Carmelitani estate was planted in the fourteenth century by the Carmelite monks. The grapes undergo a cool fermentation to preserve their naturally fruity aromas and acidity. Gavi di Gavi is one of the more famous Italian white wines, and even lesser bottlings typically command a higher price than this.