La Bollina Gavi DOCG Ventola Oak Maturation 2020

Type: White
Country: Italy
Region: Piemonte
Grape Variety: 100% Cortese

Climate: Colder, continental winter climate, and significantly lower rainfall due to the rain shadow effect of the Alps
Winemaking: Static racking of the must for 24 hours and subsequent fermentation in stainless steel at a controlled temperature for 2/3 of his life, completing the same in French oak barrels. Ageing in oak barrels for 6 months

Color: Straw yellow with golden hues
Nose: Jasmine flowers and almonds, accompanied by a slight hint of pear, peach and vanilla
Palate: Good acidity that gives freshness, minerality and persistence opposing and balancing the softness of natural light sur – ripening grapes

About the Winery:
La Bollina Winery is located in Serravalle Scrivia AL, Italy. A municipality in the province of Alessandria in the Italian region of Piedmont, located about 62 miles southeast of Turin and about 16 miles southeast of Alessandria.

This historical territory, which specializes in DOCG Gavi, was for centuries the residence of the Marchioness Figari of Genova. A 120 ha winery, surrounded by hills and chestnut forests is the location where magnificent wines are made.

Besides having 28 ha of cultivated vineyards, and an excellent and well-equipped cellar, in La Bollina you can find luxury accommodation for guests: An “Art Nouveau” style villa, a modern 4-star hotel and a 9-hole golf course that expands throughout the vineyards.

The Bollina winery is completely renovated and has some of the most advanced techniques, systems and instruments in modern winemaking.

Andrea Bernardini is a passionate consultant winemaker who has hit numerous home runs. He graduated from Pisa, one of the best schools of oenology in Italy, in 2007. He earned his chops at Poggio Bonelli and Ruffino in Tuscany and trained in South Africa, Romania and Greece. After several years of experience, he is now a flying winemaker blending tradition and modern techniques to obtain high-quality wines with respect to the expression of the different grapes and terroir in which he works.