Wine Masi Tupungato, "Passo Blanco", 2013
The color of wine - pale straw yellow with greenish reflections.
A refreshing wine with a neat acidity has a pleasant fruity taste, which clearly felt fine notes of lemon.
The wine has a subtle, sweet flavor, filled with tones of ripe fruits - grapefruit and peach. Special tenderness flowers give shades of orange blossoms and roses.
The wine is excellent as an aperitif, make a harmonious combination with dishes from beef, pork, poultry and seafood.
A blend of white wine "Passo Blanco" consists of two grape varieties: Pinot Grigio and Torrontes grown in the vineyard "Vineta La Arboleda", located at an altitude of 950-1050 meters above sea level in the valley Tupungato. The combination of Pinot Grigio and Torrontes wine makes it so elegant and soft. Modern, fresh, with excellent balance and grace, it would be a great addition to the feast. The combination of "price-quality" is the best suited and characterizes the "Passo Blanco."
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 45 days in the bottle. Wine storage capacity of not less than three 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.
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.