2012 Zeni "Vigne Alte" Bardolino Chiaretto Classico (Previously $14)

SKU #1131279

Bardolino Chiaretto is the rosť version of the Bardolino red wines that grow on the eastern shores of Lake Garda in the Veneto region. This Vigne Alte selection from Zeni is is comprised of 60% Corvina, 30% Rondinella, and 10% Molinara. Grapes are exclusively hand-harvested from vineyards in the Classico zone of the region. The intense and fruity nose is also driven by floral tones of rose and violet which reverberate on the palate with a bright and dry impression.

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 By: enotecaMarcella |  Review Date: 9/27/2013 
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Rosey pink in color and fruity. Still, on the nose, it is first mineral with rose bud and strawberry hard candy. The palate is driven by sweet citrus and watermelon but the texture is smooth like an orangesicle. The wine is engaging, charming, and delightful.
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Drink from 2013 to 2014

Additional Information:

Varietal:

Other Red Wines

Country:

Italy

- Once named Enotria for its abundant vineyards, Italy (thanks to the ancient Greeks and Romans) has had an enormous impact on the wine world. From the shores of Italy, the Romans brought grapes and their winemaking techniques to North Africa, Spain and Portugal, Germany, France, the Danube Valley, the Middle East and even England. Modern Italy, which didn't actually exist as a country until the 1870s, once produced mainly simple, everyday wine. It wasn't until the 1970s that Italy began the change toward quality. The 1980s showed incredible efforts and a lot of experimentation. The 1990s marked the real jump in consistent quality, including excellence in many Region that had been indistinct for ages. The entire Italian peninsula is seeing a winemaking revolution and is now one of the most exciting wine Region in the world. For our entire Italian wine selection, click here. Click for a list of bestselling items from all of Italy.
Sub-Region:

Veneto

Alcohol Content (%): 12.3