It is golden with delicate green shimmers, and the deft use of barriques makes its nose even more complex.
Minaia is named after an excellent area, reputed an outstanding “cru” of Gavi.
|GEOGRAPHIC LOCATION OF THE VINEYARD||
Rovereto, in Gavi (Alessandria).
about 320 m. above sea level.
clayey marl with high ferrous content.
about 1.3 ha.
|NUMBER OF PLANTS PER HECTARE||
|AGE OF THE VINES||
over 25 years.
|YIELDS PER HECTARE||
55/60 quintals (5,5/6 tons.).
|YIELDS PER HECTARE IN HECTOLITERS||
destemming, criomaceration with the skins for 36 hours, soft pressing in horizontal press, fermentation in fine- grain French oak barriques.
in fine-grain French oak barriques for about 10/12 months.
This is a high-bred white wine that can age for several years. It does not disdain salami and cold cuts, soft cheeses or white meats, matches seafood and roasted fish blissfully, and is exalted by shellfish and warm oysters, would almost deliberately forget in your cellar until time has taken its course.