Merlot, tightly connected to our land with its versatile personality. The vineyard is marked like a Masiero, ancient local name used for a fenced field. A crataegus hedge surrounds the vine rows and its red and orange berries give the first welcome to the

Masiero Riserva


Additional information


Still dry red



Serving Temperature


Technical sheet

Grape100% Merlot

Vineyard2,5 ha, 120m AMSL, North/South exposure, planted in 2003
Soilalluvial and clay, medium-textured and relatively loose soil
Training system: spurred cordon with 8-10 buds
Planting density: 4.400 vines/ha
Yield: 90 q/ha
Harvest: end of September, hand harvest and sorting

Wine making: grapes of different plots are separately processed; temperature-controlled fermentation; punching-down of the cap followed by maceration in steel tanks for 15-18 days at a controlled temperature of 25-28°C
Aging: aging in big French oak barrels
for 10 months; 2-4 months of aging in bottle
N. of bottles: 8.000
Bottle: bordelaise, 750 ml

Sensory Analysis

Sight: intense ruby red

Smell: black fruits, varietal and spicy, tobacco and grassy notes

Odor and taste: full, rounded and enveloping; soft tannins; persistent aftertaste

Serving temperature 18°C

Food Pairing

Well-combined with lasagne al ragù and medium-aged cheese. A red wine that keeps company every day.

A traditional recipe that we recommend: Rotzo potato gnocchi with duck sauce.

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