Araldica Gavi La Luciana 2016
Ranked fourth for number of awards won among wines from this region: the International Wine Challenge awarded the 2014 Bronze and the International Wine & Spirit Competition awarded the 2011 vintage Bronze.
Decanter World Wine Awards, 2015: Commended
International Wine Challenge, 2015: Bronze
Decanter World Wine Awards, 2013: Commended
International Wine Challenge, 2013: Commended
Decanter World Wine Awards, 2012: Commended
This fresh, lively dry white is made of the Cortese grape, which is the grape used to make Gavi di Gavi in the Piedmont region of northern Italy. Straw yellow color. Zesty citrus fruit and lightly floral characters, with hints of apple and pear. Fresh, steely acidity and underlying mineral characters, balanced by notes of melon and stone fruit, and a touch of fennel and spice. Lemon/lime citrus fruit and hints of pignolia nuts on the finish. Serve with cold seafood antipasto or with garlicky shrimps.