Wine Castellari Bergaglio Gavi DOCG di Tassarolo "Fornaci", 2016
Wine sparkling greenish-yellow color.
The taste of wine is pleasant, with moderate acidity, fresh and clean. Charming aftertaste.
Light scent of forest and field grass roots connected with aromas of ripe fruit and warm the earth, forming a soft, sweet-bitter bouquet of wine.
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.
Features of wine Gavi di Tassarolo Fornaci in August begin studies on samples of grapes in September comes the harvest. The main criterion of ripeness of grapes - the sugar content in it. Freshly picked grapes are sent to the soft pressing. Fermentation takes place at a temperature of 18-20 ° C and lasts about 20 days. The wine is aged for long - just 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.