Country: Italy Region: Veneto
Varietal: Corvina Vintage: 2014
Colour: Red Style: Dry
Description: Full bodied, smooth and velvety, but approachable and versatile in its food pairings. Combines simplicity with style, strength and majesty.
This is the original Supervenetian created by Masi in 1964 and internationally recognised as a wine of “stupendous body and complexity”, the prototype for a new category of wines from the Veneto inspired by the Amarone production method (Burton Anderson). Its own production method was described by Hugh Johnson as “an ingenious technique”.
This wine shows rich, fragrant, ripe aromas of plums, with cherry compote, cinnamon and clove notes. Soft, full-bodied flavors blend weight and elegance with bright acidity, juicy fruit, and soft, well-rounded tannins. There are baked fruit, sweet spice, coffee and bitter chocolate notes before the very long finish.
This uncommonly flexible wine pairs perfectly with many different kinds of food: pasta with rich sauces (meat- or mushroom-based), grilled or roasted red meats,
game and cheese.
Exceptionally versatile. Good with pasta dishes dressed with rich sauces (meat or mushrooms); full-blooded grilled or roast red meat, and game. Ideal with well-aged cheese.