Tenuta San Quirico
This wine comes from a restricted area between Liguria and Piedmont, at the foot of a fortress overlooking the little town of Gavi. It is a straw-coloured white wine, made from Cortese grapes. It has a fragrant and delicate aroma, followed by a pleasant and well balanced hint of almond blossom with aromatic mineral notes.
Vine variety: 100% Cortese di Gavi.
Soil: medium-high slope, with sandy soil rich in arenaceous marl.
Harvest: end of September.
Yield per hectare: 9,5 tons of grapes equal to 66 hectoliters of wine .
Winemaking process: Gentle pressing of grapes and later fermentation in absence of skin at controlled temperature
Evolution/Ageing: in stainless steel, subsequent short period in bottle before selling
Technical features: Alcohol 12,5% by volume
Tasting temperature: 8-12 degrees centigrade.
Best served with: white meats, fish.