Lugana Riserva Sergio Zenato

93 points - James Suckling

Lugana Riserva Sergio Zenato is the top Lugana from this prestigious house. Made in tiny quantities with a host of awards over the years. An exceptional wine.

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100% Trebbiano di Lugana grapes, from 20 year old very low yielding vines from their Podere Massoni vineyard. Fermented in barriques for three weeks, then aged in new oak barriques for four months with further ageing in bottle prior to release. The wine has plenty of body and viscosity with noticeable oak. The fruit is tempered by the oak producing an elegant, balanced wine with a really long finish. Highly recommended.

Country and Region: Italy,Veneto

Classification: DOC

Producer: Zenato

Wine Style: White

Grape Varieties : Trebbiano di Lugana

Vinification: Made from 100% Trebbiano di Lugana from the oldest vines of the Podere Massoni vineyard. This is the flagship white of the Zenato family, Sergio Zenato Lugana Riserva is a testament to the family's dedication to indigenous grape varieties. Fermentation for 21 days takes place in 50 hectolitre French oak casks and 30% in steel. The wine also undergoes malolactic fermentation. Ageing follows for around 6 months in barrels and 12 months in the bottle before release.

ABV: 13.5%

More Information
Location Veneto, Italy
Winery Zenato
Winery status Large family winery
Winemaker Alberto Zenato
Annual production Tiny
Grapes Trebbiano
Product awards 93 points - James Suckling
Gold Medals
Style Full, round, elegant and lingering
ABV 13.5
Bottle Size 75cl
Percentage score 91
Sulphite level Medium Low
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