Rovereto is one of the very few historic Crus of Gavi and “its toponym may derive from the presence of ancient oak forests whose leaves have and unmistakeable shape and the clay soil is rich in iron. This fitted in well with our preference for the leaves and, with our orange period, it brought to mind autumn, the woods, picking mushrooms while rummaging with the tip of the stick, between just fallen leaves and other old ones”.
(Giancarlo Ferraris, label designer)
Name:Gavi del Comune di Gavi DOCG
Surface area of the vineyard:5 Ha
Soil:Dark red clay marl with the presence of stone
Vineyard elevation:400 - 500 m s.l.m.
Colour:Straw yellow with green hues
Nose:Intense, elegant, persistent with notes of white flowers, golden apple, chive and minerals
Taste:Well-structured, fragrant and a pleasingly long, round savoury finish
Accompanies:Spaghetti with fruits of the sea, swordfish carpaccio, veal tartar
The hillside of Rovereto has always been considered the historic Great Cru of Gavi, in the...