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bardolino doc

garda garganega monte del frà




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characteristics

grape varieties

65% Corvina, 30% Rondinella,
5% Sangiovese

location and characteristics of the vineyard

The vineyards are located at Sommacampagna, a commune situated to the south-east of Lake Garda

average altitude

1100-150 metres above sea level A hill of glacial origin with limestone, clay, gravelly and sandy soils

training system and plant density

Cordon Spur, with 4,000 to 4,500 vines per hectare. The yield is 2 kg per vine

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

organoleptic description

A dry red wine

colour

Brilliant ruby red

nose Delicately fruity and fragrant, with notes of cherries, strawberries, raspberries and redcurrants as well as hints of spices (cinnamon, cloves, black pepper)
flavour

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

Vol. 12,50%
total acidity 5,30 gr/lt
serving temperature 12-15 °C
serving suggestions

Light snacks, cold cuts, light meals and fish in general (particularly fresh water fish)