Aromatic, rich & fruity.
Tasting Notes: Aromas of exotic fruit with a hint of honey. A well balanced acidity with a vanilla aftertaste. Elegant ripe fruits - apricot, peach, papaya and mango with notes of lily of the valley. A well balanced, creamy smooth wine. Mouth filling. Excellent depth, that will continue to develop with age.
Turbiana is a low-yielding, slow-ripening grape. High in extract and rich in tartaric acid, it has aromatics of white flowers, citrus and minerals, sometimes carrying notes of bitter almond. Riper versions may be layered with tangerine, tree, and even tropical fruits. this is a riper version.
In fact, lovers of high-quality Chardonnay, have begun to take note of Lugana, for the wine’s high acidity alongside rich body, capacity for long-aging and ability to adapt to winemaker choices.
The Zamichele family has run the vineyard for over 100 years, they concentrate their production on Lugana. The vineyard is located on the border between the province of Brescia and Lake Garda, in the middle of Lugana. There is a strong commitment to nature, protecting the flora & fauna - they cut the grass between every other row of vines, so that wildlife has a chance to live in it's natural habitat. No herbicides or pesticides are used.
Food Match : Try with cannellini bean salad and calamari, fresh lake trout or branzino, chicken salad, tempura vegetables, cream-based pastas and most chicken or fish dishes - as recommended by Cristina Zamichele
Grape : 100% Trebiano di Lugana or Turbiana
Producer : Cantina Zamichele
Country : Lugana, Lombardy, Italy