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Lugana San Benedetto DOC

Lugana San Benedetto DOC

A white with a strong personality, with fragrant scents that the presence of Lugana enriches in complex nuances, expanding the sensory experience. A full-bodied wine, with a pleasant persistence in the aftertaste, to be tasted fresh, excellent paired with Lake Garda dishes.

GRAPE VARIETY

100% Trebbiano di Lugana.

VINIFICATION

Gentle pressing and fermentation in stainless steel tanks at a controlled temperature of 16-18°C. Refinement for 4-5 months in stainless steel tanks followed by 2-3 months in bottles before sale.

GASTRONOMICAL COMBINATIONS

Excellent as an aperitif, with starters, fish and all cold dishes.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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AWARDS

2017 Vintage
WINE ENTHUSIAST 89 points

VINIBUONI D'ITALIA 2019: Corona
VINIBUONI D'ITALIA 2019: 4 Stars

2015 Vintage
WINE SPECTATOR: TOP 100 VALUES

2014 Vintage
WINE ENTHUSIAST: 88 points
INTERNATIONAL WINE CHALLENGE: bronze medal
SELECTIONS MONDIALES DES VINS: gold medal
I VINI DI VERONELLI 2016: 2 stars
SWA 2016: silver medal

2013 Vintage
INTERWINE CHINA: silver medal

2012 Vintage
WINE ENTHUSIAST: 89 points
INTERNATIONAL WINE & SPIRITS COMPETITION: bronze medal

2011 Vintage
BRITISH COLUMBIA: 89 points
WINE ENTHUSIAST: 87 points
SOMMELIER WINE AWARDS: silver medal

2010 Vintage
THE WINE ADVOCATE: 88 points
WINE SPECTATOR: 88 points

2009 Vintage
INTERNATIONAL WINE CHALLENGE: commended
THE WINE ADVOCATE: 90 points

2008 Vintage
ROBERT PARKER: 89 points
WINE SPECTATOR: 87 points
 
2007 Vintage
37° CONCORSO ENOLOGICO DEL VINO DI CUSTOZA
INTERNATIONAL WINE CHALLENGE: bronze, 88 points
THE WINE ADVOCATE: 89 points

2006 Vintage
LONDON INTERNATIONAL WINE CHALLENGE: bronze

2005 Vintage
DECANTER: silver medal
WINE SPECTATOR: 86 points
 
2004Vintage
WINE SPECTATOR: 86 points
WINE ENTHUSIAST: 85 points

2003 Vintage
THE WINE ADVOCATE : The indipendent Consumer’s Bimonthly Guide to Fine Wine.
ZENATO 2003, LUGANA SAN BENEDETTO VENETO, ITALY WHITE, 87
DECANTER: bronze medal
THE WINE ADVOCATE 2004: 87 points

2001 Vintage
THE WINE ADVOCATE: 87 points
WINE ENTHUSIAST: 87 points
 
2000 Vintage
WINE SPECTATOR: 86 points
VINITALY 2002: gran menzione vini tranquilli gruppo 2
GUIDA AL VINO QUOTIDIANO 2002 SLOW FOOD: etichetta
DUEMILAVINI 2001: 3 clusters
 
1999 Vintage
CONCORSO BANCO DI TORGIANO 2001
VINALIES INTERNATIONALES 1000 VINS DU MONDE 2001: vinalies d'argent
ALMANACCO DEL BERE BENE 1999: almanacco qualità/prezzo

1995 Vintage
MOSTRA CAMPIONARIA NAZIONALE VINI - PRAMAGGIORE
BACCO DEL VENETO