Cortese

  • Grape
  • kort-tay-zay

Known to most as Cortese de Gavi, a regional wine from Piedmont, that makes zesty, medium-bodied, classic Italian white wines with subtle notes of almond.

Light-Bodied White

Primary Flavors

  • Meyer Lemon

  • Gala Apple

  • Honeydew Melon

  • Sea Shell

  • Almond

Taste Profile

  • Body: Light
  • Sweetness: Bone-Dry
  • Tannin: Low/None
  • Acidity: Medium-High
  • Alcohol: 11.5–13.5% ABV

Handling

  • Serving Temp Cold (45–55°F)
  • Glass TypeWhite
  • Decant No
  • Ageability3-5 years
  • Avg Price $16.00

Food Pairing

An excellent wine to pair with foods inspired by Northern Italian coastal cuisine including fragrant pesto pastas and seafood dishes with basil and lemon.

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