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34 Ratings
Tenuta dell'Ornellaia Masseto Toscana IGT
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Wine Details

Vineyard

Ornellaia

Varietal

Merlot

Style

Red

Region

Italy

Wine Description

(1999 Vintage) The great 1999 vintage at Tenuta dell' Ornellaia produced one of the most extraordinary vintage Masseto ever made. The wine is rich with profound depth. The aromas, which continue to evolve, remind us of the complexity of the grapes at harvest. The tannins are exceptionally rich and literally fill the palate indicating a magnificent aging potential. 100% Merlot.

"Superb red here. Gorgeous black olive and ripe fruit aromas in this Merlot. Full-bodied, with big, rich and chewy tannins and a long, long, ripe fruit finish. Fantastic. Best after 2006."
-Wine Spectator

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