Gavi di Gavi, La Merlina
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Organic

Gavi di Gavi, La Merlina - 2020

Item # 12842 750mL
$19.96/ Single Bottle
$239.52 $215.57/ Case of 12
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Wine made from grapes grown without synthetic pesticides, fertilizers and herbicides in the vineyard. Certified in the country of origin.


Tasting Notes

Another great white wine from Piedmont. Dry and a touch reticent upon opening, this flourishes after a few minutes in the glass with notes of raw honey, fresh lemons, and rusty minerality.


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Staff Pick Notes

Gavi di Gavi, also known as Cortese di Gavi is a crisp white wine produced only within the sub region of Piedmont; known as the Province of Alessandria. The elevated, steep south facing slopes makes for a crisp cool climate

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Astor's Glossary of Terms

Piedmont

The most famous grape in Piedmont is the noble Nebbiolo, which makes the long-lived Barolo and Barbaresco. There are plenty of Nebbiolo-based wines that are quite enjoyable in their youth, however, often produced in smaller, lesser-known regions such as Ghemme or Gattinara. Several other Piedmontese grapes make striking and delicious wines: Pelaverga produces light-colored reds with distinctive...

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Gavi

Gavi, made from the light-skinned Cortese grape, is becoming hugely popular lately. Everyone who tastes Gavi seems to love it; it's a can't-miss wine for anyone looking for something new in a white.

Cortese

A white variety grown throughout much of Italy, but most widely known for the lovely wines it produces in Piedmont's Gavi DOCG. The best Cortese wines are fresh, aromatic and fruity, with a bracing minerality and citrus on the finish.


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