Juicy, fragrant, energetic.
Made from the trinity of Corvina, Rondinella and Molinara, this brilliant ruby Bardolino was constructed in stainless on the Bonomo family estate just east of Lake Garda in the Veneto, in the municipality of Sommacampagna. While Monte del Fra's Lena di Mezzo Amarone (also available in BCLS) is a knock-out, this charming red (a blend of Corvina 65%, Rondinella 35% and Sangiovese) is bouncy and quaffable.
It's truly one of my favourite drinking reds with its fragrant dewy raspberry and cherry aromas woven with vanilla, candied violets, cardamon and star anise with faint cocoa and pipe tobacco. The palate is as juicy as the nose; vibrant high-toned red fruit and sweet brown spice flavours take center stage. Utterly charming and energetic with heaps of freshness; amazing value here.
Pairs great with Gone Crackers Undressed.
Cheese - Semi Hard / Medium , Seafood/Fish, Girl's Night, White Meat Chicken/Pork, Italian Food, Tomatoes and Tomato Sauces, GONE CRACKERS, Appetizers
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Wine Scores reviewed - 2021-11-17 17:42:16.0