La Scolca - Gavi dei Gavi, Cortese Grapes

Tenuta La Scolca is located in the region of Piedmont, bordering Liguria. Thanks to La Scolca, Gavi dei Gavi obtained DOC in 1974 and later DOCG in 1998. Photography taken by professional photographer, shared by Marketing Business from La Scolca.


La Scolca, Riserva, Black label at Novikov, Mayfair

Background: La Scolca is owned and managed by Georgio and Chiara Soldati, whose family names does not only represents the history of the Cortese grapes, but also the history of Italy itself. From Italian classic literature “Il piccolo mondo antico” Fogazzaro, the cousin of Chiara, Mario Soldati made the film of this classic Italian novel.

Owner & CEO Chiara Soldati of Tenuta La Scolca, Gavi del comune Gavi

Good to know:

Low sulfite content.

Low alcohol content, 11,5-12%.

Organic vineyard.T

asted by many celebrities; Valentino, Lanvin, Rom Cruise, Colin Firth, Sophia Loren, James Patterson, Charlene de Monaco, Roger Federer, Versace, President Obama.Present market: Finest Cruise lines, airlines, hotels, high-end restaurants and bars, Orient Express and more…

Present countries: US, England, Italy, Bulgaria, Emirates…To distinguish from “fake Gavi di Gavi”, the Scolca wines are protected by its label: “del commune di Gavi”


FWS: Chiara gave us the pleasure to taste three etiquettes; Labels: White (characteristics of Chablis); Black (Sauvignon blanc) and Soldati Brut Millesimato. We celebrated its centennial anniversary at Novikov Italian Restaurant in Mayfair. We had a 7 course menu with coffee. A table with gourmet food and wine connoisseurs, London bloggers, editors for Decanter, wine distributors, board of director and GM of Italian restaurants and bars in Central London had the honor to be present at Chiara’s celebration.

A brand from Piedmont, representing Gavi with its Cortese diamonds, that set foot into the fine wine industry and it is continuously growing. I invite you to discover La Scolca. You will have the opportunity to taste it at Vinitaly in April. Details on my last post.

La Scola Vinitaly 2019 booth: Hall #7, Booth D8.

Much success for this beautiful vineyard of Piedmont.

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