In the 6th century, Principessa Gavia fell deeply in love with
a soldier. Her father, Clodimir, King of the Franks, forbade their marriage, so the lovers eloped to a remote village in northwestern Italy. Charmed by the local white wine, the newlyweds revealed their identity and were brought before the king. He realized their happiness and forgave the couple. e King blessed their union and named after his daughter, both the village and its wine. It is said that their romance lives on in each glass of Principessa Gavia Gavi.
Following a rigorous selection of Cortese grapes, the clean must is gently pressed and fermented at a controlled temperature of 64 ̊F for 20 days before the new wine is clarified and then bottled.
An aperitif wine, excellent with hors d’oeuvres and seafood.