Wine Masi Serego Alighieri, "Anniversario", 2011
The wine is dark red in color with a ruby hue.
The wine has a strong and elegant taste with notes of cherries, cloves and vanilla tones.
The aroma of wine is dominated by shades of cherry wood and berries.
Great wine with grilled red meat, hot and mature cheeses.
"Monte Piazzo" Anniversario - beautiful, elegant, complex wine, is the archetype of Valpolicella, which extolled the great Hemingway, calling wine "so friendly, as the home of his beloved brother." Wine "Monte Piazzo" Anniversario produced in the historic estate of Count Serego Alighieri, with more than 650-year history, traditions and culture. The wine is made in the style of the noble houses Alighieri from grapes Corvina, Rondinella and Molinara special clone varieties. Aging wine in barrels made from cherries. Wine storage capacity is 8-10 years.
In 2003, the family Serego Alighieri, direct descendants of the great poet Dante Alighieri, celebrated 650 years of continuous residence in the region of Valpolicella Classic. Especially for the anniversary (um. - "Anniversario"), a limited number have been created special wine Valpolicella "Anniversario" - a symbol of the rich local winemaking tradition.
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.
For nearly 40 years, Masi collaborates with estate Serego Alighieri, located on a small hill on the 130 hectares of land in the zone of Valpolicella. Historically important and fertile land on which grapes are grown, fruit and olive trees owned by the descendants of the great poet Dante in 1353. For more than VI centuries, these open spaces are passed from hand to hand, while remaining the property of the family. Today receiver family business growing vine Serego Alighieri - a representative of the 20th generation of the genus. The estate is made amazing by its elegant and harmonious wines that are known far beyond Italy. The company recently Ointments together with Serego Alighieri purchased a vineyard in Tuscany "Poderi del Bello Olive" in the Val d'Orcia, symbolizing a return to the family Alighieri historical roots.