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Endrizzi Masetto Nero
Vigneti delle Dolomiti IGT
An old house cuvée composed of Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Lagrein, and
Teroldego. Ruby-like colour with a vibrant appearance. Complex and fruity bouquet,
which elegantly binds the fine wood aromas. Delicate, well balanced, with a rich,
persistent mouth-feel. Dense structure. Excellent with fish and cheese.
Varietal profile Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Lagrein, and Teroldego. Created after an
old house cuvée of the winery’s founder,
Vineyard Masetto, the little manor (from the Latin „mansum“), is home to the Cantina
Endrizzi since 1885.
Masetto and Kinderleit. Vine training partially in the simple Trentino pergola style,
partially in Guyotstyle.
Altitude 220-250m above sea level. Chalky dolomite soils mixed with debris from the
Yield per hectare 65 hectoliters.
Picking After heavy cluster thinning in the summer only choice grapes from the
oldest vines are used.
Production Alcoholic fermentation with frequent racking, followed by 10 days of
prolonged maceration and malolactic fermentation.
Refinement partially in barriques of 225 l, partially in large wooden barrels for about
18 months. Finally bottle ageing for another 6
Description Ruby-red color. Elegantly spicy and complex bouquet reminiscent of
blueberries, raspberries, cocoa, and vanilla. Full and
especially harmonious, notwithstanding the marked tannic presence. Persistent
Food recommendations An especially well-rounded and velvety wine, excellent with
all meats and cheese.