Clayey soil sectioned by clear Crete coloured clay.
Unilateral “Archetto” method, 7/8 buds
5000 per hectare
Visibly the clean and bright colours are instantly denoted, with the twirling of the glass you will notice the different shades of gold glazes of Crete and bright reverberations.
At the nose, floral and medium-bodied fruity sensations are palpable, alongside with Lime and “Granny” apple scents that are predominant, but still leave space for yellow pulp hints.
In the mouth the balance is supported by a fragrant contrast between white flowers and yellow pulp fruits.
Handpicked grapes, soft pressing of the whole bunch in nitrogen saturation. Fermentation of the first pressed must for 15/18 days at the temperature of 16°C, aging on the lees in stainless steel for 3 months, bottle aging for 3 months.
Lugana Catulliano is, ideally, matched with grilled fish, wheat Pasta with seafood or even fresh Pasta with white truffle.
Best to be served at a temperature between 10/16° C, in a wide tulip-shaped glass.