Our 2018 Reserve Bridge Creek Rondinella Corvina is crafted from two unique Italian red varietals grown at our Bridge Creek vineyard in Orange, NSW at an altitude of 850m.
These varietals are Rondinella & Corvina and are traditionally grown in the Veneto region in north eastern Italy, where they are predominantly used to produce the classic Amarone and Valpollicella wine styles.
We are one of only two growers in Australia of these classic and very unique varietals. The classic Ripasso della Valpolicella wine styles are the inspiration for this unique and delicious wine whereby the inclusion of partially dried grapes (using a prune dehydrator) to the ferment has concentrated the must, adding prune, fruitcake, dried fruit aromas and a textural, velvety palate. Delicious, juicy chocolate cherry flavours feature throughout the palate whilst requisite ripe, silky tannins assure partnership with food.
Best enjoyed below room temperature, ideally 15-17 celsius.
Great with osso bucco. Drink now to 2026.
A really lovely wine, and would definitely recommend. It’s a well presented style that took me back to my last holiday in the Veneto region of Italy – I’ll definitely be coming back to get more to cellar.