Lugana "Prestige" DOC Cà Maiol
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The Lugana DOP Prestige of the agricultural company Cà Maiol is a prestigious and refined wine and it is the reference wine for its production territory. The cultivation soil is quite peculiar, very rich of clay; the micro climate of the Garda lake gives to the noble vine, coming from Trebbiano di Lugana, some white berries rich of scented hints and unique tastes balanced between sugars and sapid taste. The Prestige is produced exclusively with grapes coming from the 25 hectares located at Trebbiano di Lugana. The average age of the vines is 30 years old and they are in the Maiolo estate which is the main location of the Cà Maiol company. The wine produced is sapid for long time, with a remarked acidity, very salificated. The Lugana DOP Prestige wine is produced by a soft pressing of the grapes and a fermentation in steel tanks. The wine don’t need any settling time and it is bottled until the next spring. The annual production is about 250.000 bottles which are distributed in national and international prestigious wine shops. This wine is produced with 100% Trebbiano di Lugana grapes. The proof of this wine is 12,5%.
Characteristics of the Lugana "Prestige" Doc wine
It has a straw yellow color which tends to a greenish one, and it is also bright and clear. It has a typical scent of clearness and identity with green apple, lime, and wild thyme aromas. It has also oat and white pepper hints. The taste is pleasant and soft in a perfect balance with its mineral, acid and sapid taste. The final is mineral due to the soil.
Suggested pairings with Lugana "Prestige" Doc Wine
The Lugana DOP Prestige wine is perfect with crustacean and sea fruits both alone and served with pasta or risotto. It is perfect also with boiled or baked fishes. It has to be served at 10°-12°C in high and tapered wine glasses to concentrate the aromas to the nose.