La Giustiniana, Lugarara, Gavi di Gavi, 2021
Region: Gavi, Piedmont, Italy
Bottle size: 75cl
Notes: Vegetarian; Vegan
Straw yellow in colour with greenish highlights. This wine has beguiling aromas of peach, nectarine, green apple and lime zest with hints of almond. A refreshing acidity on the palate carries the well-defined flavours onto the fresh finish.
This estate covers 110 hectares in the heart of the commune of Rovereto in Gavi, 40 hectares of which are under vine. Here the grapes give pure, rich and balanced wines. Two single vineyard wines are produced, both of which are unoaked so the character of each vineyard shines through in the glass.
Lugarara is a vineyard located in Rovereto di Gavi at around 300 metres above sea level. Soils are grey marl with loose, sandy topsoil. The vines face south/southeast, are Guyot trained and are planted at a density of 4,000 vines per hectare.