CHIARETTO DI BARDOLINO DOC
Chiaretto di Bardolino DOC is the rosé version of our principal wine and since 2002 is that which has been best received, also by the international market. The progressive work to syncronise the variables which include picking conditions – temperature – length of exposure on the skins, has enabled us to produce a Chiaretto di Bardolino DOC which, also thanks to the tone of it’s colour allows it to stand proudly beside the best international wines in this category.
|Grapes types||Corvina, Rondinella, Molinari|
|Soil||Glacial (morainal), gravelly, calcareous and alluvial|
|Altitude||100 metres above sea level|
|Yields per hectare||90 ql/ha|
|Curing of the Vines||Special attention paid to caring for the young plants in the months before darkening, the yield is assessed before harvesting.
The grapes are selected based on their maturation components special attention at acidity and sugar content
|Harvest period||Mid September|
|Harvest type||Picked by hand and placed in trays|
|Vinification||For each variety are carried separately: collection, crushing, destemming and cold maceration at 5°C until to obtain a pale pink color. Soft pressing of the crushed grapes which is followed by static clarification of the must at 8°C. Fermentation at controlled temperature of 16-18°C for a period of 16 days. The blend of wines is done at the end of fermentation respecting Production Discipline|
|Ageing||In stainless steel vats at 8°C for 6 months and 2 months in bottle|
|Degustation notes||Colour: light pink, rose petal
Nose: delicate fresh red fruit
Mouth: fresh and lively
|Food matching||Appetizers, meats, fish, sushi, pizza, spaghetti, risotto|