Gavi is a commune, an area and a wine, while the grape is called Cortese.
Gavi di Gavi (aka Cortese di Gavi) is also a famous white wine DOCG zone in Piedmont, Italy. The 1,200-hectare vineyard area surrounds the city of Gavi itself.
While Gavi (wine) can be made in 18 different communes, Gavi di Gavi (wine) can only be produced in the single commune of Gavi (city).
Made from 100% Cortese grapes. Cortese variety is known for its strong acidity and its ability to retain freshness even while grown in warm environments.
The golden yellow color perfectly matches the intense ripe yellow fruit’s aromas–recalling tropical fruits and aging herbs. Round and mineral, it has a medium body with a long aftertaste .
A balance of elegance and modernity
This bottle not only holds Villa Sparina’s history, but also reveals the magic and flavor of this Cortese de Gavi wine.
Villa Sparina’s Gavi di Gavi expresses culture as well as style and provides a taste of the good life while incorporating the signature values of the Moccagatta family, owners and producers.
Moccagatta family is loyal to their origin and their wines express the local terroir to its fully extent.
The three siblings (Massimo, Stefano, and Tiziana) lead the company. A long history created by men and women who have always respected and valued the inheritance of the past, while still thinking of tomorrow and the future generations.
Villa Sparina Resort is surrounded by the panoramic vineyards of Monterotondo, in the region of Piedmont, in the heart of the famous Gavi area.
Villa Sparina Resort was born of the land, of the vineyards and of the Villa Sparina grapes. The winery was established in the 1970’s by the Moccagatta family – the only example around Gavi of a territorial project successfully carried out.
Restaurant la Gallina is characterized by a greatly balanced cuisine, where creativity is light and measured, the contrast between flavors is not enhanced, but delicate.
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Italy’s Denominazione di Origine Controllata e Garantita is the highest designation for Italian wines. DOCG certification includes requiring the wines to be submitted for technical analysis and tasted for approval by a government committee before they can be sold as DOCG wines.
Re-cork correctly. Do not insert the dry side in the bottle. Refrigerate it; the cool temp will slow the process significantly.
Gavi is a commune, an area and a wine; the grape is called Cortese.
Gavi pairs great with light pastas and seafood or grilled white meats. We don’t suggest pairing with: red braised meats or pasta with heavy sauces.