Gavi is the zesty white wine from the southern area of Piedmont, in Northwestern Italy. The region is famous for its rich red Barolo wines.
Banfi Principessa Gavia Gavi is made from 100% cortese grapes, often called Cortese di Gavi. This is an indigenous variety of the area and has been growing there for over 400 years.
Banfi established the Principessa Gavia estate and vineyards in 1979 to grow cortese di gavi grapes exclusively. It is one of the oldest brands from Banfi and has been produced since 1995.
Banfi Principessa Gavia Gavi | 750 mL | VINTAGES +250696 | alc/vol 12%| sugar 8 g/L | $19.95
This is a perfect summer wine, and a refreshing alternative to sauvignon blanc or pinot grigio.
It is a crisp, racy, fresh wine with a slight touch of effervescence. It has green apple and citrus aromas and flavours. It is light to medium bodied with a tart, clean, lasting finish.
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