Wine Masi Tupungato, "Passo Blanco", 2010
The wine is light straw color.
This seductive, balanced, full-bodied wine with a refreshing taste, woven from the nuances of tropical fruits and expressive lemon motives that go into a long, pleasant aftertaste.
The aroma of the wine reveals hints of orange blossom, delicate rose petals, broom notes, juicy grapefruit and ripe peach.
The wine is excellent as an aperitif, it is recommended to white meat dishes, sushi, sashimi, appetizers, vegetables and seafood (clams, tuna).
After harvesting the berries cooled with dry ice, thus preserving the bright notes of flavor. Vinification takes place in stainless steel tanks with the regime mikronasyscheniya oxygen at a temperature of 15-17 ° C, and then the wine is fermented in steel tanks. Exposure is carried out 6 months in stainless steel tanks, and at least another 45 days in the bottle. Wine storage capacity of not less than three years.
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.