Wine Castellari Bergaglio Gavi DOCG di Tassarolo Fornaci, 2009
Wine sparkling greenish-yellow color.
The taste of wine, rich, corresponding to a bouquet, perfectly balanced, full of fruity and fresh acidity. At steady finish notes of apple, pear and almond.
In an intense bouquet of wine pure flavors of pear and apple, hawthorn, lily, banana, lemon, freshly cut grass and mint.
The wine goes well with seafood, grilled fish, Italian cuisine - pasta, risotto.
Cortese for "Gavi di Tassarolo Fornaci" grown on a hill in the commune of the vineyard Tassarolo Fornaci, which translated from Italian means "oven". Once this place is a factory that produces bricks, which are used for firing the kiln.
In the spring of 2009, after a very snowy winter, young vines literally exploded healthy and smooth vegetation, and work on them require tremendous effort and attention. The summer was marked red-hot temperature. With the approach of the harvest, August 27 began studies on samples of grapes, and from 10 to 22 September the main collection of healthy, rich in sugar yield. Harvested grapes was immediately sent to the basement, where he was a gentle pressing. Fermentation at a controlled temperature of 18-20 C to preserve the rich flavor variety Cortese lasted 20 days. Bottling was carried out from February to March 2010, thus before the official release of the wine is aged in bottles is not a long period, and only a few months.
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.