Zeni Bardolino Superiore Classico DOCG 13.5%vol

Zeni Bardolino Superiore Classico DOCG 13.5%vol

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Zeni Bardolino Superiore Classico DOCG 13.5%vol

The Bardolino Superiore is aged for approximately one year in barrels of Slavonian oak and has a warm and engaging taste, flavoured and long lasting with typical, slightly fruity fragrances of flowers.

Tasting Notes

Color: 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

Technical data

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 20% – Rondinella 20%

Grape harvest: Late harvest performed when the grapes have reached optimum ripeness

Vinification techniques: Traditional skin fermentation followed by 15-20 days 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 13.5% vol., Residual sugar 5 g/l, Dry extract 29 g/l, Total acidity 5.80 g/l, pH 3.40

Awards

2019 Concorso Enologico Int. Città del Vino – Gold medal 2017
2019 Vini d’Italia Gambero Rosso 2016
2018 Annuario dei Migliori Vini Italiani – 90 points 2016
2018 Verona Wine Top – Diploma di merito 2016
2018 Gambero Rosso Vini d’Italia – 2 bicchieri 2015
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