Rigoletto, Passito di Lugana IGT, S.Cristina
Rigoletto, Passito di Lugana IGT, S.Cristina
An absolute gem of a sweet wine. Bright straw yellow in colour. Intense and seductive aromas on the nose with delicate flowery notes and hints of beeswax. On the palate this luscious dessert wine has a solid backbone, is balanced with lively alcoholic and sweet sensations. Superb aromatic length.

Country and Region: Italy,Veneto

Classification: IGT

Producer: S. Cristina

Wine Style: Dessert

Grape Varieties : Trebbiano di Lugana

Vinification: Produced only from carefully selected grapes and only in the best vintages. The Trebbiano di Lugana grapes are carefully selected in the last ten days of September whereupon they are placed in wooden cases to 'raisin' (dry) until the early part of the following year whereupon they are pressed and vinified. Fermentation of the grapes takes place initially in stainless steel tanks for 3 to 4 days followed by 30 to 40 days in new French oak barrels. The wine is then aged for 12 to 15 months new oak barrels, then transferred to 1 to 2 months in stainless steel barrels and then finally bottled.

ABV: 11.5%

Closure: Natural Cork

Case Size: 6

Case price: £ 107.70

Bottle Price: £ 17.95