Wine Villa Lanata, Gavi di Gavi DOC "La Toledana", 2013
Reviews of purchase Villa Lanata, Gavi di Gavi DOC "La Toledana", 2013
Wine of pale yellow color with greenish-thatched shades.
Pleasant taste wine, dry, soft, with balanced acidity and mineral tones and a long finish.
The wine has a harmonious, enchanting aroma with notes of fruit and flowers.
Great wine as an aperitif and as an adjunct to high-quality fish dishes, pasta and pasta with light sauces, white meat and cheese.
Grapes for wine Gavi "La Toledana" assembled by hand in 12-kg capacity. Harvesting takes place in October. When applied static decanting vinification wort, fermentation is slow in steel drums for 15 days, maceration for 6 months in stainless steel tanks in contact with the sludge.
Castle "La Toledano" was built in the first half of the XVI century noble family Genoese Imperiale. After some time, "La Toledana" was purchased by the family Lercari, and after the family Gambioso. The name "La Toledana" castle was due to his resemblance to the two humps, in Greek called "Tulon" (hunchback). From this came the name "Tuledon", later changed to "Toleda" and finally turned into a "Toledana".
Vineyards "La Toledano" spread over an area of 25 hectares, throughout the villa, in the territory of a different exposure, slope, geological features, drainage and mineral content of the soil. For this reason, agronomic work in "La Toledana" very complex, but bring great pleasure to local professionals. This is not a routine, almost creative work, which every year requires consideration of many qualities and details to support vineyards in perfect condition.
Additional awards Gavi "La Toledana":
• Vintage 2004 - Silver Medal - "International Wine Challenge 2005";
• Vintage 2005 - prize "Crystal glass" - IV International Competition of Wines and Spirits "Vinnaya Karta Open 2007".
The wine is produced at the winery Villa Lanata, which is part of the group "Fratelli Martini Secondo Luigi". Manor Villa Lanata has more than 50 hectares of vineyards in the communes Cosano Belbo and Castine. The best vineyards of Muscat wines are on a steep hill around the villa, Chardonnay vineyards have very good exposure, being located high on the opposite side of the valley, on the territory of Castine. Belbo valley hills planted with vineyards from Muscat. Wines of this region are known all over the world and Villa Lanata, with beautiful vineyards and ancient cellars, is no exception.
Immediately after the Second World War, two brothers - Secondo Luigi Martini and decided to found his own wine business in the heart of the Langhe (Lange) - famous wine region of Piedmont. The company got its name from its creators - "Fratelli Martini Secondo Luigi". Now the company has become a mega-group, which produces more than 35 million liters of alcohol per year. The company is still family, headed by its founder's sons - Gianni and Piero Martini. Today the winery "Fratelli Martini" is their fault, not only in Italy but also in the global market.