Fontanassa Gavi Cá Adua DOCG 2020, Piedmont, Italy
Dry white wine, 75cl. Full bodied 100% Cortese from Piedmont, Italy. 12.5% ABV. Organic
A classic Gavi. Straw yellow colour with greenish reflection, aromas of citrus, grapefruit, cut grass, good freshness, persistent and mineral taste with a long lasting finish.
Tasting notes from the judges of the Sommelier Wine Awards
'With tropical fruits, delicate stone fruits and some good complexity, this is a gastronomic style that's good for restaurant wine lists.' Gaetano Giangaspero, C&C. 'Pronounced flavour intensity, with a creamy, buttery element and some sweet spices, crunchy citrus and stone fruit.' Savvas Symeonidis, Goodman Restaurant Mayfair.
Producer Profile Fontanassa
Marco Gemme farms his 15 hectares using organic viticulture methods. The soil is rocky and poor, with clay and sand rich in iron. Marco’s consulting oenologist is Gaspare Buscemi. Their wine is alive. No chemical product is added (although allowed); dreg removal and stabilization are carried out only with long periods in cold ambient; selected yeasts, that can change the original characteristics of the grapes ,are not used. After the wine is left on its yeasts, only one filtration is carried out at the time of bottling.