TYPE Lugana DOC
PRODUCTION AREA Desenzano del Garda (Brescia)
VARIETY Turbiana 100%
TYPE OF SOIL The soil is formed by a high percentage of clay and, characteristic of this higher area, by a rich presence of stones.
AGE OF VINEYARDS More than 35 years
VINIFICATION The must ferments in steel at carefully controlled temperatures.
COLOR It is a straw yellow color that goes from light to full according to the phase of refinement what it presents to the eye.
BOUQUET The nose is intense in the complexity that allows us to rediscover the foundations of the grape variety in citrus fruits, this time sweeter, in aromatic herbs, in the enveloping and well-balanced minerality.
PAIRINGS You can risk combinations with spicy dishes, lasagna with pesto, chicken curry. Precious as a meditation wine.
TASTE On the palate it is warm, engaging, harmonious; retains a remarkable cleanliness and linearity. The persistence is dominated by a sweet gradualness that ends with great finesse.
NOTES It is produced from the same vineyard as its younger version, but through a meticulous selection of the grapes, which are left on the plant for longer. rigor, which give him the opportunity to look at evolution without fear, indeed, with great confidence. In fact, the higher concentration combined with the safe structure of its acidity allow the grapes a vinification aimed at unusual aging prospects for a white wine.
AGING A small part of the future Menasasso ages in barrique for about 18 months. After 6 months of bottle aging, the product will be able to leave the cellar.