Fraccaroli Lugana Superiore. This wine comes from the ancient experience that the Vineyard, the Enologist and the Fraccaroli Family know how to express, where the old and the new marry giving the maximum expression of longevity and freshness.
Please be aware we didn’t visit yet this producer (we hope soon). We bought few cases for our awesome Fab Winers following the advice of our friends at The General Wine and the fabulous Sara recommended this wine to us.
Grapes from which it is produced:
Turbiana (Trebbiano di Lugana) 100%
Location of the vineyard :
Cru vineyard, located between Peschiera del Garda and Sirmione, south of Lake Garda. North to South exposure. Average altitude of the land from 60 to 80 meters above sea level. Calcareous – clayey soil.
Simple or double Guyot, but short. Plant sixth: 3.10X1.20.
Production per hectare: 110 quintals.
Harvest period – Vinification: Manual, from the last week of September to the first of October. Long maceration on the skins, soft pressing and fermentation in steel at a controlled temperature of 16 °.
Aging: In wood for 6 months and in steel for another 6 months. At least 3 – 4 months in the bottle.
Longevity: From 12 to 24 months after bottling.
Sensory characteristics: Straw-colored with some greenish reflections, it is characterized by an intense, full and rich aroma. Hints of lemongrass, golden apple, pear, apricot, pineapple and vanilla stand out. On the palate it is full, round, with a certain structure. Pleasant sensations of softness, attenuated acidity and interesting flavor, but what is striking is the bitter almond note that leaves an intense memory on the palate.
Gastronomy: Excellent as an aperitif, it goes well with first courses, second courses of lake and sea fish and second courses of white meats (rabbit, poultry).
Service: To be served in tulip-shaped glasses or similar, at a temperature of about 12 ° C.
Analytical parameters: – Effective volume alcoholic strength: 13% Vol. – Total acidity: 5.40 g / l – Net dry extract: 23.5 g / l – Ph: 3.25
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