Lugana I Frati RISERVA "Affinato 5 Anni" DOC 2011 Cà dei Frati
The I Frati label is the symbol of the agricultural company Ca Dei Frati. This refined and excellent wine is the pride of this company because is the first wine to be produced and that one that spreads the knowledge of the company in Veneto, in Italy and around the world. It is produced with 100% Turbiana grapes and it is perfect to be drunk immediately or after some bottle aging years. When young it is fresh, linear, refined and elegant. If aged it is pointier and exuberant and it emerges the mineral taste which makes it more determinate.
Characteristics of Lugana I Frati
This fantastic wine is able to have two different faces due to the time. Its aging possibility is quite absolute for a white wine. When young is extremely scented with remarkable fresh fruits and wild flower aromas, together with apricots and almond flavors. The taste is fresh, light and not very persistent but also refined and salty with a good structure. If aged it has more remarkable ripen fruits aromas with some balsamic hints which increase the complexity. There are some spicy and candied fruits aromas and it has a light straw yellow color almost amber.
Suggested pairings with I Frati wine
The I frati wine of the Ca dei Frati when young is perfect for fresh summer courses such as fish, fresh pasta flavored with vegetables. When aged it is perfect with boiled meats. It is also very good with soups, or with egg pasta not very charged of sauce. It has to be served at 10° C when young and 14° C when aged.