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Fontanafredda Gavi Di Gavi Cortese 2015 Wine Review

Fontanafredda Gavi Di Gavi Cortese 2015

Fontanafredda Gavi Di Gavi Cortese 2015

Piedmont D.O.C.G., Italy

Community Score:90/100

Community Reviews: 5

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Price: $18.95

Drink: 2015-2019

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 12.5%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: White Wine


Winery: Fontanafredda

Agent: Philippe Dandurand Wines Ltd.

Natalie's Score: 91/100

This savoury, juicy, mouth-watering Italian white wine from Fontanafredda is a tremendous Gavi di Gavi. Lots of vibrant acidity to whet your appetite for fresh seafood or as a chilled aperitif. The grapes are grown in the southeast region of Piedmont in the hills of northern Italy near the village of Gavi and made from the grape variety Cortese. A lovely straw hue in the glass. Finishes with lemon zest and green apple. Pair with soft cheeses and tapas.

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This Fontanafredda Gavi Di Gavi Cortese 2015 was reviewed on March 4, 2017 by Natalie MacLean

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Pricing & Stock Information

  • BCLDB
  • 224709
  • $17.02 
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Reviews and Ratings

Rachelle O'Connor rated this wine as 91/100 with the following review:

Fresh and crisp, Fontanafredda Gavi Di Gavi 2015 is another award winning wine from Piedmont, Italy. Apple, pear, peach, floral on the palate with a vibrant acidity, the wine is well balanced and suitable to drink on its own or with light appetizers and fish dishes.
Pam Hatton rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

A zesty nose of lemon-lime, white flowers and minerals promises a clean fresh food friendly wine that has the same lemon lime acidity with a touch of citrus peel bitterness on the palate. Even with the acidity, it is still balanced and round in the mouth with a long finish. The juicy acidity in this Cortese makes it work well as an aperitif, with summer vegetable dishes, white fish and shellfish.
Jane Staples - Certified Sommelier rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

From Piedmont, Italy this elegant white wine is aromatic with acacia flowers, lemon, lily-of-the-valley and apples. Delicate and appetizing-perfect at brunch.
Tasted Feb. 2017
Made from the Cortese grape, Gavi di Gavi is crunchy golden apple, pear and white peach. This wine typically has an almond and citrus finish with a zesty acidity. Excellent to cut through any cream sauces, fresh seafood dish or soft cheeses. Drink now while fresh. - Community Wine Reviews

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