Bardolino Chiaretto DOC, Corvina 50%, Rondinella 30%, Molinara 10%, Sangiovese 10% - Annual Production: 25,000 bottles
The Menegotti family has been producing wine in the area of Villafranca since the 1950's. The family added to their vineyard holdings in the 1970's and began bottling their own wines in 1972. The 3rd generation now manages the operations. Production is 50% white, 25% Sparkling and 25% red.
Elevation: 100 - 150 meters
Soil: Very stony clay soil, allowing excellent drainage and deep roots
Harvest: By hand
Total area under vine: 30 hectares
Total production of the farm: 220,000 bottles
Farming method: Sustainable
Fermentation and Vinification: The juice is fermented and aged in concrete vats.