In 2006, Andrea Spinola left his corporate career in Milan and moved back to Rovereto di Gavi, the place where he was born and that always had a special place in his heart. His ancestors had owned the vineyards that now form the estate Marchese Luca Spinola for centuries. With this young family joining him in 2015, Andrea set up to deliver wines that were true to the tradition of the area while ensuring the Cortese revealed the unique terroir of his estate. A refreshing, incredibly charming take on Gavi.
Hailed a curvy, racy beauty from Antonio Galloni and a fascinating wine from Monica Larner, Sassicaia 2017 is one of the most anticipated releases of the year. Sassicaia 2017 is a blend of 85% Cabernet Sauvignon and 15% Cabernet Franc. In her preview assessment of the wine, Larner describes incredibly well the tension existing from vintner and vintage and how, like...more