Bardolino DOC

Bardolino See Veneto map, ref #4

491449191-Cavaion Veronese

Region:
History: Established as a DOC in 1968
Vineyard Area: 2,826 ha / 6,980 acres (2014)
Production: 204,500 hl / 2,272,000 cases (2014)
Principal Red Grape Varieties: Corvina
Styles and Wine Composition:
ROSATO WINES
  • Chiaretto (Ro): 35–80% Corvina and/or Corvinone (maximum 20% Corvinone); 10–40% Rondinella; maximum 15% Molinara; maximum 20% OANRG (of which no single variety can exceed 10%)
RED WINES
  • Rosso (Rd): 35–80% Corvina and/or Corvinone (maximum 20% Corvinone); 10–40% Rondinella; maximum 15% Molinara; maximum 20% OANRG (of which no single variety can exceed 10%)
  • Novello (Rosso)
SPARKLING WINES
  • Chiaretto Spumante (RoSp): 35–80% Corvina and/or Corvinone (maximum 20% Corvinone); 10–40% Rondinella; maximum 15% Molinara; maximum 20% OANRG (of which no single variety can exceed 10%)

Subzone:

  • Classico, the historic production area

Significant Production Rules:
  • 85% of grapes for Novello must undergo carbonic maceration and the wine must be bottled by December 31
  • Minimum alcohol level: 10.5% for Chiaretto and Rosso; 11.0% for Novello; 11.5% for Spumante
  • Residual sugar: Maximum 10 g/l (1.0%) for Novello; Spumante can range from brut to dry
  • Aging: No minimums specified

Last Disciplinare Modification: 09/02/2013