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Ottella Lugana DOC Le Creete
Azienda Agricola Ottella
Italy - Veneto - Lugana DOC

The grapes for this wine come from the estate vineyards in San Benedetto di Lugana.

Golden, warm, intense straw yellow. Exotic notes of pineapple and grapefruit with delicate minerality. Finesse yet a strong character. Rich and well balanced, firm, mineral wine with a superb pulp.

Specifications
Appellation
Lugana DOC
Wine Type
White
Varietal(s)
100% Turbiano
Soil type
White chalk
Vinification
Late, manual harvest. Brief maceration on the skins; Fermented partly in controlled temperature steel vats and partly in large wooden crates.
Pairings

Sea or lake fish to bring out its outstanding features; goes well with white meat and soup, and has quite a surprising affinity with full-flavored and blue cheeses.

Reviews and News

2018 Ottella Lugana DOC Le Creete - 92 PTS - Editors' Choice - WE

2018 Ottella Lugana DOC Le Creete - 92 PTS - Editors' Choice - WE

wine enthusiast 93 pts"Fragrant aromas of white flower, tropical fruit and citrus mingle together with crushed wild herb on the nose. The vibrant, focused palate shows an understated elegance, offering flavors of grapefruit, pineapple and saline set against bright acidity. - KERIN O’KEEFE"
- Wine Enthusiast (August 2019), 92 pts - EDITORS' CHOICE

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2016 Ottella Lugana DOC Le Creete - 91 PTS - WE

2016 Ottella Lugana DOC Le Creete - 91 PTS - WE

wine enthusiast 91 pts"This elegant wine opens with enticing white spring flower, freshly picked orchard fruit and herb aromas. The vibrant palate offers juicy white peach, nectarine and yellow apple flavors, framed by crisp acidity. An almond note graces the dry, refreshing finish."
- Wine Enthusiast (July 2017), 91 pts

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2016 Ottella Lugana DOC Le Creete - 91 PTS - Silver Medal - Decanter

2016 Ottella Lugana DOC Le Creete - 91 PTS - Silver Medal - Decanter

decanter silver 2018"Flint and cedar nose with honeysuckle and ripe orchard fruit on the palate. Very drinkable and technically well made, with brisk acidity and a fine seam of minerality."
- Decanter World Wine Awards 2018, 91 pts - SILVER MEDAL

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2015 Ottella Lugana DOC Le Creete - 92 PTS - WE

2015 Ottella Lugana DOC Le Creete - 92 PTS - WE

wine enthusiast 92 pts"Aromas of fragrant white blossom, stone fruit, honeydew melon and tomato vine come together on this savory white. The round, medium-bodied palate offers creamy peach, tropical fruit, dried herb and an energizing mineral note. Bright acidity provides freshness and balance."
- Wine Enthusiast (July 2016), 92 pts

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2014 Ottella Lugana DOC Le Creete - 91 PTS - WE

2014 Ottella Lugana DOC Le Creete - 91 PTS - WE

wine enthusiast 91 pts"Jasmine, honeysuckle and tropical fruit aromas lead the nose. The round palate doles out juicy peach, mature pear and green apple. Fresh acidity brightens the creamy flavors while a mineral vein and an herbal note add depth. - Kerin O'Keefe"
- Wine Enthusiast (June 2014), 91 pts

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2013 Ottella Lugana DOC Le Creete - 89 PTS - WE

2013 Ottella Lugana DOC Le Creete - 89 PTS - WE

wine enthusiast 89 pts"Intense aromas recall tropical fruit, crushed tomato vine and Granny Smith apples. The bright, juicy palate offers white peach, apricot, papaya, cantaloupe and almond, along with crisp acidity. - Kerin O'Keefe"
- Wine Enthusiast (June 2014), 89 pts

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Producer Information: Azienda Agricola Ottella

Azienda Agricola Ottella was founded in 1880 by the Montresor family; a grape growing family for many generations. The winery is located at the Southern end of Lake Garda, near ...
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