MonteRotondo Gavi D.O.C.G. del Comune di Gavi
Bright golden colour. Scent of overripe pears, spices,
citrus fruit and other notable aromatic herbs; which give a long refinement.
Well balanced taste of honey and butter, full-bodied, savoury.
It has a pleasant freshness and boasts an impressive final.
This wine goes perfectly with all dishes of an outstanding kitchen.
To be served at a temperature of 12°C.
First year of production:1997
Number of bottle produced: 5.554
of 750ml e 1.500 of 1.500ml
Grape variety: Cortese from the district of Gavi
Exposure and altitude: Mainly South
– west; 310 – 350 meters a.s.l.
Soil composition: Clay - marl
Cultivation system: Guyot; 4200 vines per hectare
Age of vines in production: 50 years
Grape productivity for ha: 35 quintals*
Grape harvesting time: October, picked by hand and carefully put in box
Maceration: Crio-maceration for 24 hours in stainless stell
Temperature during fermentation: Thermo controlled a 18°C
Duration of fermentation and maceration: Three weeks
Malolattica fermentation: Partially done
Refining method and period: Four months in the barrique, four months in stainless steel and at least one year in the bottle
Percentage of alcohol: 13,5% vol.
*Because of a huge cut of the bunches during winter, to maintain the low production.