Gavi – Tesco Finest

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Tesco introduced this ‘Finest’ Gavi recently, from another big Italian producer Fratelli Martini Secondo Luigi SpA. ‘DOCG’ on bottles is perceived as being some kind of guarantee of quality – but this is not the case. I’ve been to Piemonte (Piedmont) a few times and I love Gavi and the Cortese grape.

Tasting notes: Citrus, white peach & orange blossom notes. Good acidity and texture.  This is good wine, well priced and compares well with the other Gavis I’ve reviewed – and at £6 (currently) is very good value.

Region of Origin – Gavi
Wine Colour – White
Price – £8 – 25% off at the moment if you buy any 6 bottles
Where do I get it from? – Tesco.
Current Vintage – 2016
Type of Closure – Srew Top
Bottle size – 750ml
Grape – 100% Cortese
Country – Italy
Points – 91
Food Pairings: Would go well with fish cakes and salad or grilled chicken dishes

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