Wine "Monsordo", Langhe Rosso DOCG, 2011
Dark ruby color with garnet reflections.
Luxurious wine with a beautiful structure and a full, fresh, rounded taste with bright fruit-based soft and sweetish tannins leave an interesting spicy aftertaste.
Intense bouquet offers a wide range of juicy aromas of berries and red fruit framed notes of cedar, tobacco, vanilla and other spices.
Wine is best revealed in conjunction with lamb, grilled meat, poultry and other meat dishes. It can be served with pasta, rice (risotto), mushroom dishes and aged cheeses.
"Monsordo" - an old dream winery Monsordo Bernardino, which was to create a rich drink a mixture of world's most famous grape varieties: Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Syrah in conjunction with the local Nebbiolo is the result of numerous experiments and tests. Vineyards estate Monsordo Bernardino, located at an altitude of 240 to 285 meters above sea level - is a patchwork of areas of different grape varieties and different composition of soil. Ceretto family especially appreciates this wine, constantly paying attention to the production of the most important aspects of vinification and aging. Agriculture Monsordo Bernardina is both the head office and the main winery Ceretto. Also, it is known that this is where experiments are being conducted in the field of viticulture and winemaking.
After several years of production "Monsordo" in different decent option, in 1997 it acquired its definitive face. The vines grow on clay (45%), silt (10%) and sandy soils (40%). Exposition landing - south and south-west. The grapes for wine making "Monsordo" is removed as it is maturing, in several stages. Varieties are vinified separately. Fermentation is carried out in 45-gektolitrovyh oak casks for 12-15 days. Then, in 300-liter French barrels conducted malolactic fermentation. After vinification each variety is aged separately 12-14 months in oak barrels, and then blended.
Ceretto Wine House is one of the most famous in Piedmont. Ceretto family began to engage in winemaking in the 30s of the 20th century, when Ricardo Ceretto moved to Alba. In the 1960s his sons Bruno and Marcello Ceretto continued it had begun to deal with a completely different philosophy, due to the new time, proving their activities, they are the most astute and successful winemakers Piedmont. Throughout his life, Bruno and Marcello dedicated to the promotion of Barolo as an outstanding wine, so they are often called "Brothers of Barolo."
Today, in the possession of the family Ceretto are several farms, which produces about 700,000 bottles of wine. The total vineyard area is more than 80 hectares. Each farm has its own unique style and individual production. This is the third generation of the family preserves tradition, putting his talents to the production of high quality wines, which confirm the high reputation, won the highest awards in prestigious competitions.