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Tenuta dell'Ornellaia Masseto Toscana IGT

Wine Details

Varietal

Merlot

Style

Red

Region

ToscanaTuscanyItaly

Wine Description

(2012 Vintage) Masseto is a very special wine, one that simply goes beyond the excellence of the wine. It represents a unique world, a choice that is exquisitely sensitive to the values incarnated by the earth and man’s labors thereon.

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    Tasted by SMagowan on 12/25/2011 & rated 99 points: WOW. This has a near perfect nose balancing fruit, a hint of oak, some fresh tobacco notes, earth and a whisp of menthol. On the tongue it is like a fire that does not scorch but only warms ever so gently until a lasting finish of 30 - 45 seconds caresses your mouth, ears and the back of the head. It tastes of black cheery, light light oak, and soft delicious tannins. A grand experience for a Christmas dinner of prime rib. Bravo! (1087 views)

    almost 2 years
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  • Wine Spectator
    (2001 Vintage)
  • Wine Spectator
    (1991 Vintage) Rating: 91/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 02/28/95