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Tenuta Roveglia

The estate is located in the municipality of Pozzolengo (province of Brescia) in the Italian region Lombardy, It was founded in 1930 by the Swiss industrialist Frederico Doubt and further expanded by his son Giusto. This was followed in the 1980s by son-in-law Giovanni Felice Azzone, who introduced new wine-making methods and began bottling from the 1988 vintage. His wife Annarosa doubt devoted himself to the restoration of the old farmstead in the style of the 14th century. The family tradition is continued by the three daughters Sara, Vanessa and Babettli Azzone. Paolo Fabiani is responsible for the operation.

The vineyards cover around 100 hectares of vineyards on the southern shore of Lake Garda on soils rich in clay and lime, which are among the oldest in the area. Grapes are also purchased in very small quantities of only 1%. It will be the red wine varieties Barbera. Sangiovese. Groppello Gentile. Marzemino. Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot, as well as the white wine Trebbiano di Lugana or Turbiana ( Verdicchio Bianco ) cultivated and processed. By selective hand picking only ripe and healthy grapes are processed.

The white wines are after careful Press expanded in steel tanks. Bach the stemming and maceration the red wines mature in steel tanks Barrique, The product range includes DOC wines Garda. lugana and Riviera del Garda Bresciano, The premium wines of the house are the DOC red wine Garda "Ca 'd'Oro" (from dried grapes Cabernet Sauvignon, 24 months of barrique, 12 months of bottle) and the DOC white wine Lugana "Limne" (Turbiano from vines over 50 years old, 12 months stainless steel, 6 months bottle). It will be too Spumante and grappa generated. Around 700,000 bottles of wine are produced annually, of which 80% are exported to Northern Europe (especially Germany, the Netherlands) and the USA.

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