Lugana D.O.C. "Riserva del Lupo"



Cà Lojera

Cà Lojera


I think it's truly outstanding. Probably one of the best Lugana wines I have ever had the chance to try. I've drunk it several times already, and I have always found it has a very distinctive character. Perhaps it's a little difficult to understand at the moment, because it's still closed and nervous. But, in my opinion, there is a fascinating future in store for it... 

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It is aged in steel: just steel, no wood at all. Even though alcohol content is high, it's masked by a vivid freshness that is quite unusual for a warm vintage. The wine reeks of citrus fruits (lemon and grapefruit) and also citronella and mowed grass. It has a well-rounded vegetality and it shows a forceful minerality. There are hints of green almond and chlorophyll tones in the lingering finale. Just let it rest a while longer and it will give you great satisfaction. I'm willing to bet on it... (Angelo Peretti).

Technical Characteristics:
Wine name: Lugana d.o.c. del Lupo
Alcohol content: 14%
Grape variety: Trebbiano di Lugana 100% (Turbiana)
Location of the vineyard: Sirmione (Brescia)
Number of plants per vineyard: 4,000
Soil: white Lugana clay
Fermentation: Very long in steel tanks

TypeWhite Wine
RegionsLombardia
Designation of originLugana D.O.C.
VarietyTrebbiano
Harvest2016
Alcohol Content14 %

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