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Banfi Principessa Gavia Gavi 2016 Wine Review

Banfi Principessa Gavia Gavi 2016

Banfi Principessa Gavia Gavi 2016

Piedmont D.O.C.G., Italy

Community Score:89/100

Community Reviews: 3

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Price: $19.95

Drink: 2017-2020

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 12%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: White Wine

Winery: Banfi

Agent: Authentic Wine & Spirits Merchants

Natalie's Score: 91/100

Pure lemon sunshine in this zesty Italian white wine from Vigne Regali (Gavi)! Finishes crisply with notes of chives and lemon. The ancient story says that the Principessa Gavia, daughter of the King of the Franks, had a village and a wine named after her. Clean, crisp and refreshing with terrific mouth-watering acidity for seafood and salads. Medium-bodied layers of pleasure in this DOCG wine. This would also be a great aperitif. Produced by Vigne Regali Banfi, this Italian white wine is made from the local Cortese grape and offers lots of refreshment. Lots of minerality and acidity.

Gavi food pairings: lighter fish dishes, salad, Italian hard cheeses.

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This Banfi Principessa Gavia Gavi 2016 was reviewed on November 11, 2017 by Natalie MacLean

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Melanie Lloyd - Certified Sommelier rated this wine as 88/100 with the following review:

This pale wine has citrus notes on the nose and a certain minerality. Flavour wise, lemon tartness and some stone fruit. It is light and crisp and would pair well with appetizers.

Tasted November 2017
Banfi's Principessa Gavia (2016) is great value under $20. This is a lemony zesty wine is made from the Cortese wine grape in the Piedmont wine region. On the palate the wine is white florals, lemon zesty and fresh herbs finishing with a mouth watering acidity. Serve chilled as an aperitif or with fresh green salad. - Community Wine Reviews

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