Principato Pinot Grigio Rosato, IGT Provincia di Pavia - Boutinot
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Principato Pinot Grigio Rosato, IGT Provincia di Pavia 2020

ICV166

Cavit

A refreshing, juicy rosé with red berry aromas. From Pavia's hillside vineyards, south of Milan - a region noted for its excellent quality Pinot Grigio. Perfect for a summers day!

Meet the producer

Cavit is a leading co-operative in the mountainous Trentino region of northeast Italy. The winery began as a consortium of...

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Production

Grapes are sourced from hillside vineyards in Oltrepo Pavese, Pavia, at 200-400m altitude. The climate has hot summers and cold winters, with an average of 600-900mm per year - particularly in late autumn and early sping. After a careful selection of grapes in the vineyard, the grapes are destalked, crushed and the must including the skins is immediately cooled to around + 8 °C. Before pressing, 4-5 hours’ cold maceration is carried out in total absence of air in order to encourage extraction of the aromas from the skins. This gives the wine its delicate dusky pink colour from the natural pigmentation of ripe Pinot Grigo grapes. Once maceration has been completed, the crushed grape mass is softly pressed using bladder presses and the must fermented in stainless steel at a temperature of around 18°C.

Tasting notes

A fresh, easy drinking wine with strawberry aromas. Crisp and delicate on the palate with apple and citrus fruit and hints of redcurrant. A slight creaminess lends to mouthfeel and is followed by refreshing acidity.

Food match

Excellent on its own as an aperitif, but also suited to salads, fish and grilled chicken.

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