Crotin - Frazione Barcanello, Piedmont, Italy
Varietal: Cortese di Gavi
Made by Crotin in Frazione Barcanello, Piedmont, in the Capriate d’Orba commune. The The three Russo brothers, Federico, Marcello and Corrado, who run Crotin (which translates to small cellar) are fully committed to organic farming principles. This is 100% certified organic Cortese di Gavi on limestone and clay soils which gives it a nice salinity and structure. The grapes see 30 days of fermentation in stainless and concrete, after the direct press, 1 night on the skins and a natural decantation. The wine stays on its lees for a few months with occasional batonnages.