Banfi Principessa Gavia,  Gavi Piedmont IT 2020

Banfi Principessa Gavia, Gavi Piedmont IT 2020


BANFI GAVI PRINCIPESSA GAVIA 2020

Region

Piedmont
2020


Score 91  James Suckling
Aromas of cape gooseberry and ripe melon on the nose with some crushed stones and meadow flowers. Medium body with fruit that starts very sweet, then takes on some more bitter, citrus-peel character as it progresses. Happy mixture at the end. Long finish with a lightly phenolic texture. Lots going on here. Drink now.

Gavi was Italy's first white wine to gain international repute and is still considered one of the top-ranking Italian whites today. Made exclusively from the Cortese grape, a variety which has a heritage dating back to the 1600s, this is a wine that reflects its terroir. It is noted for its bone-dry character and crisp, flinty and fresh acidity, coming from the mineral-rich soils of the area.