Tenuta San Quirico


Type: White
Category: Dry
Denomination: DOCG

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.