Sassaia of Capriata d’Orba and Villa Sparina of Gavi, both associated wineries with Cia Alessandria, won second prize for best Piedmont White Wine from Falstaff, the prestigious German trade journal in the field of oenology that serves as an international reference point for importers. The magazine awarded the wineries the “Piemonte Bianco Trophy 2021” for the excellent score recorded (93/100), after blind tastings, to Derthona Platinum Timorasso of Sassaia and a 2009 Villa Sparina Gavi di Gavi DOCG. Falstaff describes Derthona Platinum Timorasso as follows: «Golden lemon. Intense aroma of ripe pineapple and banana, combined with buttered toast and almond cream, a touch of honey on the following. Full bodied and well over the entire palate, it appears creamy and complex, but still vibrant in acidity, the well integrated use of wood gives staying power, shows an excellent length in the finish “, and so the 2009 Villa Sparina 10 Years Gavi di Gavi DOCG:” Yellow bright and sparkling golden. On the nose: flint, dried sage, thyme, mint, and fine notes of ripe pear and yellow peach. On the palate it is presented with nuances of light nougat, creamy, of good circulation, flowing calmly, with a long finish with hints of acacia honey. ». The praise of the CIA Alessandria is expressed by Daniela Ferrando, a wine entrepreneur and provincial vice president of the Organization, which explains: “The Territory of Alessandria is demonstrating an important growth of emerging and established producers, expressed by the recognition of these quality white wines. It is also seeing growth of international distribution potential for emerging and established wineries. We are now considered the true province of whites. Furthermore, we are witnessing an important growth margin also for bottled wines that mark a new one era compared to the past, when many companies preferred to sell wine in bulk. The bottle is a way that rewards “. Insisting on quality to achieve set objectives. CIA renews its commitment to its producers and confirms itself at the forefront to play a very valuable role.
The white of Sassaia and Villa Sparina awarded by Falstaff “Important growth”