Lugana Limne

Doc white wine from the southern shores of Lake Garda, in terra di Lugana at an altitude of 50 meter above sea level, flat with a highly harsh and clayish soil, rich in mineral salts.

Description

Tenuta Roveglia vineyards are on the southern shores of Lake Garda in an area heralded for its wine since the Romans. Our Lugana embodies this wine region’s most acclaimed features: a fruity accent with a dry, subtle finish and a delicate refined bouquet.

Tenuta Roveglia grows and harvest its own grapes and bottles its own wine.

Details

Grape:  100% Turbiana (AKA Trebbiano) di Lugana

Grape production: 10.000/11.000 kilograms per hectare

Alcohol content: 12,5 % vol.

Overall acidity: 6,9 g/l

Dry extract: 24.5 g/l

Residual Sugar: 7,8  g/l

Serving temperature: 8 to 10 degrees C

Overall production of bottles for 2012: 400’000

Harvest

third week of September, harvest by hand in small crates

Vinification

white vinification with soft pressing of the grapes with a maximum extraction of 60% of first pressing must. Fermentation in steel containers.

Ageing

4 to 5 months in stainless steel containers.

Bottling

in varies phases from February to September of the year following the harvest. It is sold after 2 to 3 months of resting in the bottles.