Wine Gavi DOCG, "Villa Scolca", 2005, 375 ml
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The wine is straw-yellow color with greenish reflections.
The wine has a fresh, rich, delicate flavor with a pleasant bitterness - dry but filled.
The wine has a rich, full, harmonious aroma with floral notes.
Wine is designed to accompany any meal and goes well with a variety of appetizers: lobster, lobsters, mussels, clams, and fish, white meat or poultry.
"Villa Scolca" Gavi - it is well-balanced, fresh, mineral wine made from grapes Cortese grown on the sunlit hills of the commune of Rovereto, unofficially proclaimed Grand Cru Gavi. Soils - volcanic, rich in iron and limestone. The exposition of the vineyards - south. Age of vines is 15-20 years. The grapes are harvested by hand. Fermentation takes place in steel tanks at controlled temperature. Then "Villa How many" aged for 7 months in steel tanks. Potential wine storage - 3-5 years.
The company was founded La Scolca Giovan Battista Parodi, great-grandfather of the present owner in 1919. Hacienda La Scolca occupies a space of 50 hectares and is located on a hill in the Ligurian Apennines. The first vineyard was planted Parodies son, Alfredo, shortly before the outbreak of the Second World War and was originally planned for the production of conventional home-made wines. But Vittorio Soldati, the third generation of owners, could realize the great potential embodied in these lands. Although Piedmont - a traditional region of red wines, the soldiers decided to bet on the production of white wines, for which he was rewarded with outstanding results. The present capacity of the local Cortese grape variety was discovered only when it began to work in earnest, to determine the minimum yield per vine and the optimal degree of maturity. In 1950 he produced the first bottle of wine Gavi, which, in fact, was the first white wine produced in Piedmont. Since then, the wine lists of the best restaurants in the world, a new high-quality Italian white wine.
For a long time the wine list the dining car of the legendary Orient Express (Orient Express), containing about 20 names included famous wines from Bordeaux, Burgundy, Champagne, but only two of wine are Italy, one of which is Gavi dei Gavi from La Skolkov. Until 1978, La How much wine delivered Shah of Iran, in the palace of Shah Gavi wine was served in bowls for tea. It is known that Tom Cruise not only loves wine Gavi, but also believes that it brings him luck, it was the only white wine at its last wedding. In the British Embassy in Rome in 2007 and 2008 Birthday Queen Elizabeth II celebrated only wines of La Ssolca. In 2007, the sparkling wine La Scolca Millesimato was the official wine of the Nobel Prize.