Wine Masi, "Mazzano", Amarone della Valpolicella Classico DOC, 2004
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Reviews of purchase Masi, "Mazzano", Amarone della Valpolicella Classico DOC, 2004
Wine matte ruby color with light reflections.
In a grand and complex flavor notes of blueberry wine is felt. Due to the high content of alcohol on the palate gradually appears pleasant warmth, which ends with a stable aftertaste with hints of cocoa and vanilla.
Strong and bright flavor of the wine reveals hints of black cherry, plum and enveloping trail of incense.
The wine is recommended to serve dishes of meat, game and cheeses.
"Mazzano" - strict and majestic wine, a fine example of this Amarone, extracting particular benefit from aging in small barrels. Vintage for "Mazzano" collected historic vineyard, exceptional quality which was already known in the XII century. The volume of production "Mazzano" very limited.
"Mazzano" produced by ancient technology with slightly dried grapes. After the harvest in September and October berries are laid on bamboo lattice. In February, the total volume is reduced by 35-40% on grapes produced in limited quantities noble rot, aided by cold alpine climate. After gentle pressing grapes left to ferment in large Slavonian oak barrels for 45 days at ambient temperatures. Extract of wine is three years in 600-liter barrels of Slavonian oak and oak Allier, and then another six months before - in bottles. Wine storage capacity is 35-40 years.
Masi family winery located in the region of Veneto Valpolicella in the east, is a dynamic and innovative company. The name of the winery takes its name from the first vineyard "Vaio dei Masi" - "Little Valley Ointments" acquired Boskaini family in 1772. Repurchase of new sites in the classic areas - Bardolino, Valpolicella and Soave, the company gradually increases the volume of wine production, improving its quality. In the production of modern high-quality wines at the winery Masi uses only local grapes. The winery uses the traditional approach in the manufacture of wines, based on a combination of respect for the terroir and the latest technology. Wines are produced by conventional methods with the use of technology "appassimento" and double fermentation.
The total area of vineyards Masi is 160 ha 17 vineyards located in the classic Valpolicella zone and 8 vineyards in Bardolino and Soave. Ointments parallel cooperating with family Serego Alighieri - Dante's descendants, who possess vineyards in Garganyago with 1353, with the Argentine company Masi Tupungato and the count's family Bossi Fedrigotti, family vineyards which are located on the banks of the Adige River.