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.
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
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.
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