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Banfi Piemonte Principessa Gavia Gavi 2017

Green apples, praline, nutmeg and spices. There’s a real salinity on the palate, which works well with the fleshy stone fruit. Medium body, tangy acidity and a textured finish. Drink now.

Date posted: October 1, 2018

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Banfi Piemonte Principessa Gavia Gavi 2016

Very attractive fruit-salad nose, but with more delicacy than most Gavis. Very juicy, the spritz is really lighting this up. The bright acidity gives the finish a vibrancy that guarantees quality refreshment. Drink now.

Date posted: July 5, 2018

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Banfi Piemonte Principessa Gavia Gavi 2012

Gavi is made from the region’s native Cortese grape, and this version offers a crisp, clean style, with melon, apple and grapefruit flavors. Drink now. (December 31, 2014-January 15, 2015)

Date posted: November 26, 2014

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Banfi Piemonte Principessa Gavia Gavi 2013

2013 Banfi Gavi, “Principessa Gavia” ($15): For years through the 1980s, Gavi was promoted as one of Italy’s finest whites, yet the majority were dull. This reliable wine has the freshness the others lacked, and the lemon-peel, bright fruit, a trace of spritz, and spice are utterly unpretentious. The 2012 (which may still be available) […]

Date posted: July 24, 2014

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Banfi Piemonte Principessa Gavia Gavi 2012

A crisp, clean style, with good richness midpalate, showing off melon, apple and grapefruit flavors. Long, with an underlying salty mineral element. 18,000 cases imported. – Bruce Sanderson (02/2014)

Date posted: January 30, 2014

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