CHIARETTO DI BARDOLINO DOC
DENOMINATION: Chiaretto di Bardolino DOC.
GRAPES: Corvina 70% - Rondinella 20% - Other varieties (Molinara, Sangiovese) 10%.
PRODUCTION ZONE: Caprino Veronese.
VINE PROTECTION METHODS: Integrated pest management; controlled environmental impact.
HARVEST PERIOD: Second half of September.
PRODUCTION METHOD: Soft pressing of the grapes and careful selection of the free-run juice. Alcoholic fermentation at a controlled temperature of 12°C for around 20 days, followed by cooling of the wine to 5°-8°C. Maturation in temperature-controlled stainless steel tanks. Natural tartaric stabilisation.
ALCOHOL: 13% vol.
COLOUR: A brilliant “old rose” hue.
NOSE: Pink flowers and small red fruits (wild strawberries and redcurrants), as well as citrusy notes of pink grapefruit. Hints of iodine and of aromatic herbs.
FLAVOUR: Refreshing and tangy, with an appealing citrusy finish.
SERVING SUGGESTIONS: Hors d’oeuvres, fish dishes, white meats and soft cheeses.
SERVING TEMPERATURE: 10°-12°C.
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