Wine Masi Tupungato, "Corbec", 2008
Reviews of purchase Masi Tupungato, "Corbec", 2008
Wine of deep ruby color with light garnet reflections.
The wine has a warm, round, full and fresh taste with soft tannins. As a result, the process of drying the berries in the production of wine is enriched with additional shades of plums and figs.
In the complex flavors of wine with pronounced notes of red berries (raspberry and red currant) felt notes of licorice, vanilla, cocoa and anise.
The wine goes well with dishes that have strong taste - red meat, grilled, roasted meat or game, as well as with mature cheeses.
Wine "Corbec" made from grape varieties Corvina and Malbec grown in the vineyard "Vineta La Arboleda", located at an altitude of 950-1050 meters above sea level in the valley Tupungato. Wine produced using techniques "appassimento" (drying grapes), which resulted in loose berries approximately 20% of its weight and considerably increases the concentration of these sugars and flavor. After drying the berries are separated from the ridges and gently pressed. Fermentation is carried out at a controlled temperature of 20-24 ° C in stainless steel containers for 20 days. The wine is aged for 18 months in barrels of French oak slightly burnt.
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.
The Argentine company Masi Tupungato produces wines that style can be compared with Italian wines from Veneto, which is reflected in the culture of winemaking and production technology, and in the character of wines. "The Argentine land, Veneto style" - that is the philosophy of "Masi Tupungato." After a little research, the owners of the company have come to the conclusion that the best land for the realization of their projects are in the region of Mendoza, in the area of the river Tupungato. 10 hectares of vineyard "Vigneti La Arboleda" were planted Italian varieties such as Korvinone and Corwin, from Argentina - the most common local variety Malbec, as well as a small area has been set aside for Merlot. Climatic conditions Veneto and Tupungato similar: lack of rainfall is compensated by a variety of underground water, a small lake creates a special microclimate favorable for the cultivation of varieties of Veneto. The soil, which is dominated by sandstone, contains a large amount of organic elements. In the wines of Masi Tupungato combines generosity, abundance and strength of the Argentine with elegance and refinement of wines from Veneto.