La Battistina estate consists of 25 hectares of south facing vineyards, including 5 hectares of Gavi del Comune di Gavi, on a unique combination of limestone and clay. This isolated bubble of chalky, mineral soil allows full ripening of the local Cortese grape. Vines average 35 years old, giving complexity and weight to what is becoming one of Italys most fashionable white wines. The estate is divided into distinct areas producing very different wines. The majority of grapes go to produce the unoaked La Battistina Gavi.