Bardolino Superiore DOCG

Bardolino Superiore See Veneto map, ref #24
Region:
History: Established as a DOC in 1968; became a DOCG in 2001
Vineyard Area: 34 ha / 84 acres (2014)
Production: 2,420 hl / 26,900 cases (2014)
Principal Red Grape Varieties: Corvina
Styles and Wine Composition:
RED WINES
  • Superiore (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%)

Subzone:

  • Classico, comprising the communes of Affi, Bardolino, Cavaion, Costermano, Garda, and Lazise

Significant Production Rules:
  • Minimum alcohol level: 12.0%
  • Aging: Minimum 1 year (ERD = November 1, V+1)

Last Disciplinare Modification: 03/07/2014