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Tenuta Mazzolino: Pablo Atchugarry signs the Blanc label

Not just any bottle, but a true work of art created by the sculptor and painter, originally from Uruguay, considered one of the greatest living artists. It is Pablo Atchugarry who signs the label of Blanc by Tenuta Mazzolino, a Chardonnay with an elegant and soft profile, among the flagship wines of the Oltrepò Pavese winery.

Blanc, 100% Chardonnay by Tenuta Mazzolino, presents itself with the new label by Pablo Atchugarry

Full of colors and suggestions, an elegant and immediate touch: here is the artistic synthesis that Pablo Atchugarry, a South American artist who has lived between Lecco and Uruguay for 20 years, created to pay homage to Tenuta Mazzolino.

The protagonist is one of the flagship wines of Tenuta Mazzolino: the Blanc, 100% Chardonnay with an elegant and soft profile, recently awarded the Slow Wine award for its exceptional brightness, crystalline texture, masterful use of wood and whispered mouth, so to be counted among the greatest Italian whites.

Tenuta Mazzolino owes its name to the Latin term mansiolinum, or “meeting point”. Here, in fact, suggestions from different origins meet. Art and Wine have always been a very strong combination, a special union that the Oltrepò winery has been able to enhance with this collaboration with Pablo Atchugarry. A precious label that toasts the beauty of life and the sharing of values. For Tenuta Mazzolino, Atchugarry’s work is a piece that confirms and enriches the nature of this winery, which has always been devoted to the search for quality and experience in the territory, open to collaborations and contaminations and at the same time faithful to itself and to constant search for elegance in wines and in the way of speaking.

“During his visit to Mazzolino he was so struck by the tasting of Blanc that, after some time, he returned to give us a painted label thinking back to that wine and that afternoon”, says Francesca Seralvo, third generation at the helm since 2015 of Tenuta Mazzolino, an excellent winery on the hills of Corvino San Quirico (Pavia). “It was a beautiful tribute for us that we welcomed with great enthusiasm, so much so that we decided that it would immediately become the label for Blanc 2022”.

Blanc, 100% Chardonnay by Tenuta Mazzolino, presents itself with the new label by the artist Pablo Atchugarry.

The label signed by Pablo Atchugarry shows off warm colors, soft lines that give life to a new pattern are the chromatic mirror of the Blanc 2022. “The result of a sunny vintage, which gave us a rich wine, refreshed by the usual fresh citrus notes and from all the fineness of the chalk that is in our soils”, explains Stefano Malchiodi, the winery’s winemaker.

A perfect synergy between art and oenology that makes Blanc the perfect choice to embellish the Easter table.

This wine, which the company defines as “morning sun, chalk, salted butter, lemon peel”, reveals aromas of pineapple, cedar peel and hazelnut; in the mouth the sip is rich and deep with citrus, fruity and mineral sensations. If the pairing with fish is certainly perfect, it does not disdain culinary marriages with risottos and first courses with seasonal vegetables and medium-aged semi-hard cheeses. At Easter it is a good match with a classic, such as the Torta Pasqualina.