||We find the first written historical trace about the Cortese vine thanks to the farmer of the Montaldeo Castle, who in 1659, in a letter to the Doria Marquis, wrote of planting all over cortese vines…" In 1856 the Cambiaso Marquis, owner of the estates Toledana and Centuriona, created the first large plantations specialized in Cortese grapes, intended for producing a dry white wine. His example was soon followed by other estates in the area. In 1974 the Gavi wine adorns itself of the DOCG denomination (Denominazione di Origine Controllata) and since 1998 of the D.O.C.G. one.
||Altitude: 200 m. a.s.l. Exposure: South-West.
||September. After the harvest it comes a soft pressing.
||Follows an off-the-skins fer-mentation in stainless Inox steel tanks at a controlled.
||In steel tanks for 6 months and the bottling not before the spring/summer.
||It is served as an aperitif drink and as an accompaniment to the best fish dishes, first course with light sauces and white meats.
||Price La Toledana Gavi del Comune di Gavi Toledana Vigne Rade 2020 € 10.10