Wine Masi Serego Alighieri, "Casal dei Ronchi", 2011, 0.5 L
Wine rich dark red.
The wine has a languid, sweet, velvety taste with hints of ripe cherry and hints of plum jam. There is a seductive spice, against which exude elegant tannins.
The wine has an intense aroma with notes of cherry liqueur and intriguing nutty notes, nuances of cinnamon, vanilla and almond.
Wine is an excellent digestif, supplied to the liver, pastries, dark chocolate, strawberries and soft cheeses.
Semi-sweet red wine "Casal dei Ronchi" refers to the wines Recioto, produced at low temperature with minimal fermentation, using classical techniques "appassimento" and decantation. "Casal dei Ronchi" is created from the three traditional grape varieties (Corvina, Rondinella and Molinara) collected in old vineyards Serego Alighieri. After collecting the dried grapes in wooden boxes, losing up to 40% by weight, covered with "noble rot" and increasing the sugar content. After passing the wort is subjected to the soft spin minor fermentation followed by filtration to remove yeast. Thus, the conditions for the birth of a natural sweet taste. Extract of wine takes place in more than 250-liter oak barrels and lasts 1-2 years. All wines "Casal dei Ronchi" have elegant and refined aroma, excellent balance and refined taste. The wine is ideal for feeding to desserts and cheeses.
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.