Bardolino Classico DOC
AreaBardolino, Veneto (Northeastern Italy)
Grapes60% Corvina, 20% Rondinella, 15% Molinara, 5% Negrara.
Vinification and Maturation
The must macerates with the skins for about a week in stainless steel vinifiers at a controlled temperature of about 28-30° C. Once the traditional fermentation is completed, the wine undergoes also the malolactic fermentation, in order to lower its total acidity. Finally the wine ages for some months in Slovenian oak casks of large capacities (60 Hl)
ColourBrilliant and vivid ruby red with purple hues.
BouquetVery intense with floral and fruity notes of dried red flowers and cherries.
FlavourDry, medium bodied, with light tannins and a very fresh and fruity aftertaste.
Serving TemperatureTo be served between 16 and 18° C. (62-68°F).
An ideal companion for tasty appetizers, pasta dressed with tomato sauce, grilled white meats and slightly aged cheeses.