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Villa CalicantusBardolino Classico Superiore “Avresir”
Red blend from Veneto, Italy
Avresir comes from the oldest vines (18 yrs old) from the highest part of the hill around the villa, a mere 30m away from the vines that make the La Superiora. There is more limestone influence in the soil here.  Because there is no Riserva category in Bardolino, Daniele uses Avresir, Riserva...
Biodynamic
DB0168-16
Villa CalicantusBardolino Classico Superiore “La Superiora”
Red blend from Veneto, Italy
A co-harvest of Corvina, Rondinella, Molinara, and Sangiovese from a 1-hectare parcel around the cellar.  The vines were planted 11 years ago in guyot.  This is one of the highest-elevation parcels in the appellation, at 175m, and is more calcareous than the vineyard that makes Sollazzo, Chiar’otto...
Biodynamic
DB0166-17
Villa CalicantusVino Rosato “Chiar’otto”
Red blend from Veneto, Italy
A co-harvest of Corvina, Rondinella, Molinara, and a little Sangiovese from a west-facing site planted in pergola.  This is a fairly fertile plot, less calcareous than the vineyards that make the Bardolino Classico wines. The vines are 55 years old and pergola-trained. The must macerates one night...
Biodynamic
DB0165-18
Villa CalicantusVino Rosato Frizzante “Sollazzo”
Red blend from Veneto, Italy
Sollazzo, meaning “fun under the sun,’” is made with Corvina, Rondinella, Molinara, and a little Sangiovese from a west-facing site planted in pergola.  This is a fairly fertile plot, less calcareous than the vineyards that make the Bardolino Classico wines. The vines range from 5-55 years old.  ...
Biodynamic
DB0164-17
Villa CalicantusVino Rosso “Soracuna”
Red blend from Veneto, Italy
A blend of Corvina, Rondinella, Molinara, with less than 20% Merlot. Vine age ranges from 5-55 years old.  The grapes are harvested in 5-10 passes, and each harvest is fermented separately. Macerations last 5-6 days; fermented and aged in concrete vats. Bottled on March 1, 2019 and aged for...
Biodynamic
DB0167-18