Monica Larner (Robert Parker): 91 points for Sansonina Lugana Fermentazione Spontanea

What is “fermentazione spontanea” or “spontaneous fermentation”? Click here for our recent post on the use of native yeast to make this extraordinary wine.

Sansonina 2016 Lugana Fermentazione Spontanea
91 points

The 2016 Lugana Fermentazione Spontanea is fermented in oak and aged in stainless steel. This pretty white wine is enormously redolent of peach, white apple and summer-ripe pear. This wine is slightly creamy in approach, with a softness and richness to the palate that is reinforced by those summer fruit flavors.

Monica Larner
Italian reviewer
Robert Parker
September 2019

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