Vineyard location: Bardolino Classico zone (eastern shore of Lake Garda)
Soil: hilly soil of morainic origin
Vine yield per hectare: 90 ql./ha
Grape varieties: Corvina 60% – Corvinone 10% – Rondinella 30%
Grape harvest: late harvest performed when the grapes have reached optimum ripeness
Vinification techniques: traditional skin fermentation followed by 2-3 weeks maceration
Ageing: in oak barrels for one year, depending on the vintage, followed by a short stay in stainless steel vats
Wine analysis: Alcohol content 13.8% vol., Residual sugar 5 g/l, Dry extract 29 g/l, Total acidity 5.80 g/l, pH 3.40
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Tasting Notes

Colour: deep ruby red
Bouquet: warm, with hints of ripe red berry fruit and spicy notes
Palate: full-bodied, mouth-filling and pleasantly tannin-rich
Serving suggestions: wine to be best enjoyed within 4 years from bottling, served at a temperature of 16-18°C

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Awards

2017 Vini d’Italia Gambero Rosso 2014
2017 Concours Mondial de Bruxelles – Silver 2014
2016 Vini buoni d’Italia – Oro 2014
2015 Bibenda – Segnalazione 2012
2015 Concorso Enologico Bardolino – Oro 2013
2015 Vini d’Italia del Gambero rosso – 1 bicchiere 2012
2015 I vini di Veronelli – 2 stelle 2012
2014 Concorso Enologico Bardolino – Oro 2012
2014 Decanter World Wine Awards – Bronzo 2012
2012 Merano Winefestival – Segnalazione 2010
2012 Verona Top Wine – Diploma di Merito 2010
2012 Concorso Enologico Bardolino – Oro 2010
2012 International Wine Challenge – Segnalazione 2010
2010 International Wine Challenge – Segnalazione 2008
2010 Decanter World Wine Awards – Bronzo 2008