Name Bardolino
Grape varieties 65% Corvina, 30% Rondinella, 5% Sangiovese
Location A hill of glacial origin with limestone, clay, gravelly and sandy soils
harvest End of September for Rondinella and Sangiovese; the beginning of October for Corvina
Vinification Gentle crushing and destemming, and a brief cold maceration of the grapes prior to fermentation. This is followed by a long, delicate fermentation (with skin contact) in temperature-controlled stainless steel tanks
Characteristics A dry red wine. Brilliant ruby red. Delicately fruity and fragrant, with notes of cherries, strawberries, raspberries and redcurrants as well as hints of spices (cinnamon, cloves, black pepper). Dry and rounded, with the same sensations of crunchy red fruits and berries perceptible on the nose. Lightly spicy, with a well-balanced, fresh and easy-drinking style.
Pairings Light snacks, cold cuts, light meals and fish in general (particularly fresh water fish)
Ideal serving temperature 15-17°C.
Alcoholic strength 12,5%