“Mazér”, is a dialect word in Valtellina meaning “distinguished”, an apt description for this wine’s character. Mazér is a Valtellina Superiore, a result of knowing the area very well and ‘savoir faire’, to be expected of a company which has been making wine in Valtellina since 1897. The batches of grapes are selected from among the various zones of the valley so as to obtain a wine of great balance. A small part of the Nebbiolo grapes are dried for a few days, the juices of which then concentrate and the wine thus obtained is subsequently added to the rest of the grape mass, lending dark fruit notes to the final aroma of the Mazér and further enriching taste sensations with soft tannins.
How the wine is finally put together is a matter of balancing the biodiversity originating from the rock underlying each vineyard and the altitude and steepness of the terracing: the small percentage of dried grapes then lending softening tannins results in a wine from the Valtellina Superiore of pure and fresh aromas typical of alpine Nebbiolo.
Bright garnet hue with ruby highlights: pronounced, fruity nose of blackberry and bilberry; woody liquorice and spicey notes reminiscent of bay leaf and juniper: dry and flavoursome on the palate with elegant, velvety tannins.
Roast red meats, lamb, game, mature cheeses.
Vineyards of the Valtellina Superiore DOCG zone.