LUGANA DOC

LUGANA DOC

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Description

Grape varieties
Trebbiano di Lugana

Location and characteristics of the vineyard
The vineyards are located at Peschiera del Garda, a small area to the south-east of Lake Garda.

Average altitude
100-150 m a.s.l. Limestone and gravelly soils, with a lot of stones.

Training system and plant density
Guyot, with 4,000 to 4,500 vines per hectare. The yield is around 2 kg (4, 41 lb) per vine.

Harvest
First ten days of October.

Vinification
Soft pressing and fermentation in temperature-controlled stainless steel tanks. Maturation for 3 to 4 months on its lees; the wine then remains for at least 2 months in bottle before being released for sale.

Organoleptic description
A lightly aromatic dry white wine.

Colour
Straw yellow, with greenish highlights.

Nose
It is clean, fragrant and precise, with delicate scents of blossoms, underripe apricots, peach and almonds.

Flavour
Dry, tangy and well-balanced.

Vol.
13,00%

Serving temperature
9-10 °C (50°F)

Serving suggestions
Fish, hors d’oeuvres, rice and pasta dishes. Baked and stuffed vegetable dishes, and lake fish: boiled, steamed or grilled.