The Groppello di Moniga composed of 95 % of the Groppello and 5 % of the Barbera grape variety. For a long time most of the inhabitants of Moniga lived exclusively from agriculture, fishing and viniculture. Viniculture is still of great importance today, Moniga is particularly famous for the Chiaretto, Lugana and Groppello wines.
Appellation: Groppello di Moniga Doc
Vineyard: vineyards around Moniga del Garda
Vineyard training system: Guyot
Vineyard soil: loamy Limestone
Vinification: maturation in large barrels for 12 months
Food Pairings: grilled meat, starters, soups, cold cuts, hard cheese
Characteristics: bright red colour with ruby red reflections, hints of roses, currants and raspberries, dry structured, salty notes, light hints of bitter almonds