Wine "Monsordo", Langhe Rosso DOCG, 2012
Dark ruby-red color.
Taste wine full-bodied, rounded, with a beautiful structure, soft tannins and spicy sweetish notes in a long aftertaste.
In the lush aroma of wine is dominated by red fruit and berries (especially felt notes of plum and cherry), surrounded by hints of vanilla and 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 blend of the beverage world's most famous grape varieties: Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Syrah. This wine 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.
Wine "Monsordo" produced since 1997. The vines were planted in soil consisting of clay (45%) of sludge (10%) and the sand (40%) in 1987. 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. Wine storage potential is 6-8 years.
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.