Lugana Ca’ dei Frati 2018

$24.99

I FRATI Lugana DOC

Consumed young it is fresh and straighforward, refined and elegant with delicate notes of white flowers and aromatic herbs with a hint of apricot and almond. It evolves through time firmly expressing mineral notes. The wine acquires complexity with a touch of iodine, spices and candle fruit. On the palate it is concentrated, with a lively fresh finish. When consumed young it should be served at around 10C The ideal accompaniment for delicate cold or warm starters steamed or grilled fish.

5% discount for case (6) order: price per bottle $23.74

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Cà dei Frati I Frati Lugana

Don’t let the discombobulating name worry you because as soon as you sip this wonderful Italian white, all will be right with the world.  Crafted from 100% Turbiana (a rare, indigenous white grape) grown around the Lake Garda area of Veneto, this is stunningly aromatic, all apricot stone, nectarine and quince, followed by ultra-zesty acidity, a beautifully balanced, succulent mouthfeel and a long, peachy finish.

Sip with: grilled sardines

Posted by  on Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Grape variety: 100% Turbiana

Vineyard: I frati, Sirmione, Desenzano, Peschiera del Garda

Soil composition: Chalky clay

Training system: single and double Guyot

Yield/ha: 9t

Winemaking: stainless steel

Malolactic fermentation: 80% partial

Aging: 6 months on the lees in stainless steel tank followed by 2 months in the bottle

Alcohol: 13%         Total acidity: 6.4 g/L         PH: 3.2           Dry extract: 21 g/L

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