Perfumy nose of flowers and pears
Soapy texture, and more floral on the palate
Tart finish with lemons and sour apple
I like the floral qualities in this wine, but I think the finish is too tart. It detracts from the overall appeal.
At a recent dinner party, I paired this with an onion tart. While it did okay, I think a more full-bodied white would have been better. Still, I'm attracted to the Italian whites that have this soapy, floral quality. I just wish the finish was a little softer on this Gavi.
It was worth the experiment, considering the sale price on the wine was just $8, marked down from $11. Find a Gavi you like and raise a glass!