The estate’s oldest vineyards produce the grapes used for Lunato.
The lower production per vine and the importance of the extracts of this wine give a result of great expressiveness and persistence that gives the best idea of what the word “superiore” is meant to describe.
Straw yellow in color with gold highlights, it has floral aromas of acacia combined with lingering sensations of ripe fruit, golden delicious apples and apricot. In the mouth it is smooth and enveloping, warm and rich but with a fresh, vivacious acidity in a perfect balance of sensations.
Soil: Volcanic origin, hilly, at 200 m elevation, southeast to southwest exposure.
Grape variety: Procanico (20%), Grechetto (40%), Malvasia (20%), Verdello (15%), Drupeggio (5%)
Vineyard age: : 19 to 30 years
Density: 2700-3500 vines per hectare
Yield: 7500kg per hectare
Training system: Rammed cordon, Guyot
The richness and persistence of this wine make it go especially well with sauceless and fish-based pasta and rice dishes, fish entrees and white meat that is not too highly seasoned.
La ricchezza e persistenza di questo vino lo rendono particolarmente adatto a primi piatti con condimenti bianchi o a base di pesce, pesci importanti ed anche carni bianche non troppo speziate.
ORIGIN OF THE NAME
Its name is inspired by the elegant reflections that the moon brings to mind.