Cavit is a leading co-operative in the mountainous Trentino region of northeast Italy. The winery began as a consortium of associated grape growers in 1950, with a dedicated winery at Ravina di Trento built in 1964. Today It unites 11 separate cellars and their combined 4,500 grape growers across 7,000 hectares of vineyard, to produce an impressively broad portfolio from an intriguing palette of indigenous and international grape varieties.
Cavit Principato Pinot Grigio 2019
Shows delicate, floral and fruity aromas with a hint of stone fruit. The palate is crisp with citrus characters and a limey and lightly spicy finish.
Grapes are sourced from Oltrepo Pavese in the province of Pavia, Lombardy. The vines are cultivated on the hillsides at an altitude ranging from 200 to 400m above sea level in a climate which features hot summers and cold winters with 600 to 900mm of rainfall per year, concentrated mostly in late autumn and early spring. Grapes are harvested end of August/first week of September. The grapes are harvested at the end of August/beginning of September. After soft pressing, the cooled must is fermented in stainless steel tanks at a temperature between 18 – 20 degrees C. It is then left to develop for three months in stainless steel tanks before being bottled