Wine Cavalchina, Santa Lucia Bardolino Superiore, 2020
Beautifullly balanced, light to medium bodied with inviting freshness, cherries, plums and forest red berries. A great example of what Bardolino DOC is capable of. On the palate is juicy and full of lingering flavor.
Spices and cherries typical of Corvina and Rondinella blend with the color and structure of Marzemino and the acidic backbone of Barbera; this results in a wine of multiple nuances which doesn’t shy away from well flavored food
The vineyards are 120 to 140 meters above sea level and are south facing. The vine is trained in a single guyot. Soil is clay, limestone along with gravel presence.
1 year in used midsized barrels, slavonic oak
Destalked grapes, fermentation with daily stirring and racking. Beginning at a high temperature then lowered to about 18/20°. Malolactic fermentation is welcomed during alcoholic fermentation .
Corvina and Rondinella grapes contribute with Spices and cherries typical to Bardolino wines Marzemino brings color and structure of and the acidic backbone of Barbera