Wine "Masseto", Toscana IGT, 1997
Deep ruby wine, almost ink colors.
The wine has a sweet, silky, elegant taste with a wonderful volume and structure. On the palate tangible fruit tones with dominant notes of plum and raspberry. Long aftertaste. Great potential exposure.
The wine has a sweet aroma with hints of caramel, chocolate, plum, vanilla and licorice.
The wine goes well with grilled meats or grilled meat, spicy dishes, game and mature cheeses.
Masseto - a rare and exclusive wine made from Merlot grapes, which is grown on a small eponymous vineyard area of about 3 hectares. Today wine Masseto is one of the most popular in the world. Masseto - a frequent participant in major international auctions, it is constantly ranks high in the most prestigious wine rankings.
The wine is made from hand-picked and carefully selected grapes, exposure takes place in new French oak barrels Allier for 12 months and then 12 months in bottles. Additional ratings: vintage 2006 Falstaff - 96, vintage 2001 Luca Maroni - 86, vintage 2003 Falstaff - 93, Luca Maroni - 88, vintage 2004 2004 Falstaff - 98, Luca Maroni - 88.
The search for absolute quality and new ways of development of Italian winemaking led to the idea of Tenuta dell'Ornellaia - a place with limitless potential, managed wise and experienced people who want to turn every vintage masterpiece.
Winery Tenuta dell'Ornellaia was founded Marquis Lodovico Antinori, a representative of the famous wine Antinori family, in 1981, it is located in a beautiful part of Tuscany. From the outset, the company's goal was to create outstanding wines. Thanks to the passion and dedication, coupled with a unique terroir and an exceptional climate are producing wines have gained a resounding success and glory, and the winery Tenuta dell'Ornellaia has become one of the most important in the world.
Philosophy Tenuta del'Ornellayya based on the pursuit of high quality. Vineyards are farms in Bolgheri, Tuscany subregion, located off the coast of the Tyrrhenian Sea. The mild Mediterranean climate and beautiful soil provide ideal conditions for ripening grapes. The total area is 97 hectares of vineyards, the vineyards grow varieties: Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc and Petit Verdot.
Production is carried out on the basis of the characteristics of the harvest, the grapes are harvested by hand only when it reaches optimum maturity. In homage to the unique and precious terroir grapes from each vineyard is fermented separately. Thanks to the people who invest in the work of your heart and soul, to create a truly unique and great "Supertuscan" wine.
Today, agriculture is a company Marchesi de'Frescobaldi, owned by famous wine Frescobaldi family - one of the best wine producers in Italy.