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Marchesi di Barolo Gavi Di Gavi Cortese 2012 Wine Review

Marchesi di Barolo Gavi Di Gavi Cortese 2012

Marchesi di Barolo Gavi Di Gavi Cortese 2012

D.O.C.G., Piedmont, Italy

Community Score:89/100

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Price: $19.95

Drink: 2013-2016

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 12.5%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: White Wine

Winery: Marchesi di Barolo

Agent: Majestic Wine Cellars

Natalie's Score: 89/100

Crisp and clean with terrific lemon zest and freshness. There's some yellow apple and white pear on a clean finish. The wines for Gavi di Gavi are made completely from Cortese grape and grown in the township of Gavi. Try this wine with a range of fresh seafood or vegetarian dishes.

Cortese food pairings: steamed mussels, clams.

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This Marchesi di Barolo Gavi Di Gavi Cortese 2012 was reviewed on October 26, 2013 by Natalie MacLean

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Made from the Cortese grape and coming only from the township of Gavi itself, Gavi di Gavi wines tend to have more heft and impact than wines from the larger Gavi DOCG. Apple, white peach, cucumber peel, mineral and white flowers are all nicely represented on the nose. Quite big (as expected from these wines), crisp and refreshing with impressive concentration of fruit flavour and a long mineral finish. Source: Vintages Wine Panel, March 2013

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