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2018 CHIARETTO ROSATO, Monte del Fra. Veneto, Italy
Alcohol Percentage: 12.5%
Area: Chiaretto is produced around the fringes of Lake Garda and Verona in Veneto, NE Italy. It's normally made by producers based in either Bardolino or Lugana. The vines for this wine are in Somacampagna, to the south east of the lake.
Grape Variety: 65% Corvina, 30% Rondinella, 5% Sangiovese; kept on the skins (cold) for 24 hours before pressing and then fermenting as a white wine; bottled early whilst still as fresh as possible.
Producer: Monte del Fra are based in the village of Custoza. The Bonomo family have over 140 hectares of vineyards.
Old Bridge Rating: Dry but fruity and fresh. This is a really friendly style, with all the bright cherry flavours you expect from Corvina (the key grape of Valpolicella).
£10.95 per bottle
£10.40 per bottle in a mixed case of 6 bottles
£9.86 per bottle in a mixed case of 12 bottles
5% discount on mixed cases of 6.
10% discount on mixed cases of 12.