It is a single Vineyard: the grapes come from the oldest Vineyard of the estate called "Vigneto Alborina". It has been cured in oak barrels and it is ideal for aging in the bottle – to 15 years.
It is an ideal aperitif and food flexible wine. Perfect with the more refined and important dishes of international cuisine.
Organic & biodynamic.
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Produced and estate bottled by Castello di Tassarolo of Marchesi Spinola Vineyard-estate, Tassarolo (Italy)
Area of production:
Single vineyard selected in the municipality of Tassarolo, situated in the Gavi DOCG production zone in Piemonte.
marley, silty-clay, with good content of organic matter due to the use of "green-manure", biodynamic preparations and biodynamic compost.
300 metres above sea level.
Cortese di Gavi (100%).
The production of this wine implies a high quality of the transformed grape given not only by a healthy, analytical appearance but by a certain organoleptic conviction, too. Our long-standing experience has led us to select one single vineyard, over the more than 20 hectares, perfect for the achievement of our final result. The grape, collected in crates, is pressed to obtain a must that is initially cleaned and then fermented. With an alcoholic content of 5% by vol. part of this partially fermented must is transferred to barriques, where all the sugars are extracted. After slow static decantation and distancing of the largest lees, can the ageing process start and continue for several months. The merging of this part with the one in the steel results in a zippy but gracefully-contoured, refreshing wine. This wine is 100% handmade.
intense straw yellow with accentuated tinges of yellow-green.
intense, delicate, complex fragrance with moderate but discrete hints of wood, not invasive.
plush, caressing taste with an elegant concentration and length.
indigenous, of our own grapes.
12.5 - 13% by Vol.
around 5,30 g/l
certified ORGANIC by Bios.
It is an ideal aperitif and food flexible wine. Perfect with the more refined and important dishes of international cuisine. Alborina ages extremely well 15-20 years. Preferably served at a temperature of 10-11°C.