Castello di Tassarolo - Gavi Orsola 2021 750ml 12.5% ABV
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100% Cortese is the varietal, Gavi is the DOCG in Piedmont. Full and round, waxy, dried honey, minerality. Cortese is one of the top whites of Northern Italy in our book. Vegan friendly.
Enjoy with Agnolotti with braised meat, sage and brown butter.
Certified Organic & Biodynamic, minimal added sulfur. Sourced from vineyards at 300m elevation with marl/silty clay soil. Hand harvested, ambient yeast fermentation.
Ran by Massimiliana Spinola and Henry Finzi-Constantine, L’Azienda Vitivinicola Castello di Tassarolo is situated in the commune of Tassarolo in the heart of Gavi in Piedmont and consists of 20 hectares of vineyards that surrounds the winery. The variety of vines cultivated on the estate are “Cortese di Gavi”, Barbera and some Cabernet Sauvignon. The Spinola family, who has inhabited the castle in Tassarolo in some form or another since 250 AD, has been making wine from these vines since the year 1367! In 2006 Henry and Massimiliana began developing biodynamic methods of viticulture that guarantees the maximum respect for nature and the environment