Wine Castellari Bergaglio, Gavi di Gavi "Rovereto Vigna Vecchia" DOCG, 2015
The wine is light golden color with greenish reflections.
Deep taste of the wine has excellent acidity and especially the nature of the beverage.
Pleasant aroma of wine filled with floral notes and light balsamic nuances.
Wine matches perfectly with grilled or baked fish, as well as pasta, risotto, seafood, veal in a white wine sauce, grilled vegetables.
Cortese for "Rovereto" grown in the vineyard "Vigna Vecchia" in Rovereto, which occupies 1.2 hectares on the southwest side of the hill. The vines are very old, some already 90 years old. Nobody knows who planted them, but my grandfather Marco Bergalo told me that they were in Rovereto before the First World War. The harvest usually begins in mid-September. Before grapes fall into the winepress is cooled for several hours and then gently pressed. Fermentation of wine lasts for about 20 days at a controlled temperature of 18-20 ° C, thus preserving the natural flavors of the grapes. Extract of wine produced in stainless steel vats until the spring, after which "Rovereto" is bottled and 12 months has been developing in the bottles. Vintage 2011 can be drunk now, he fully discloses its properties. However, when stored properly, it can be stored for several more years.
Winery "Castellari Bergalo", founded in 1890, is located in a quiet leafy setting, Gavi, in the province of Alessandria in Piedmont. Vineyards stretch at an altitude of 300 meters above sea level in the countryside Rovereto, surrounded by oak forests. Hence the name: "rovereto" - "oak forest". For hilly landscape local farmers call this area the "high ground". Here, on the characteristic of the region reddish soils rich in clay and iron, white grape varieties are grown. These soils are ideal environment for noble varieties Cortese used for the main white wines "Castellari Bergalo." Winery run by Mario Bergalo, his wife Vanda Castellari and their son Marco, they follow well-established local tradition of winemaking, but also pay close attention to the advanced modern technology. Family controls every stage of production, from growing grapes in the vineyards to the wine-making factory. The product line consists of five wineries white wine and grappa. Wine "Castellari Bergalo" refute the widespread belief that the white wine be consumed young, arguing that, although they are quite ready to eat in just a few months after manufacture, but remain the same, and for several years after that, and the time growing only helps reveal the complex range of flavors.