Wine of the Week: Gavi 2021, del Comune di Gavi, Granée, Beni di Batasiolo | Piedmont, Italy

By Dirk Smits

Gavi | August 21, 2023


Beni di Batasiolo was established in 1978 and has since become one of the prominent wine producers in the Langhe area in Piedmont, Italy.

The winery owns several vineyards spread across the Langhe and Roero regions, with a total area of more than 247 acres. These vineyards are situated in prime locations, including the renowned communes of Barolo, Serralunga d’Alba, and La Morra.


Origin: Piedmont, Italy
Varietal: 100% Cortese
Price: $23.00
ABV: 12.5%

The wine producing area of Gavi extends from the village of Novi Ligure to the lower hills of the Ligurian Apennines. Gavi di Gavi is, however, produced exclusively in the village of Gavi (province of Alessandria). The altitude of the vineyard is 100-200 meters above sea level. The grapes are grown from limestone, clay, and marl soils.

The Gavi D.O.C.G. is one of the most important white dry wines in Piedmont.

This Gavi shows a pale straw yellow color. The nose displays floral notes, citrus peel and iodine. The mouthfeel is juicy, with flavors of almond, apple, citrus and finishing on a mineral touch.

Suggested pairing: hors-d’oeuvres and fish dishes.
Suggested serving temperature: 10°-12°C
Ideal for apéritif.

> For more information, visit the Beni di Batasiolo official website.

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