Wine Masseto Toscana IGT 2003
Wine ink purple.
The wine has a persistent creamy taste, rich seductive notes of black berries. Moderately long, smooth finish with hints of mocha and burnt grass. Great potential exposure.
The wine has a concentrated aroma of ripe berries with hints of blackberry jam chernosmorodinnogo, espresso, spice and light notes of minerals.
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.
Season 2003 - this is a very high temperatures and rare too short rains. However, a generous 2002 that is stored in the soil a sufficient level of water reserves, has helped to prevent drought and crop damage. For the production of wines of this vintage grapes used only from the central part of the vineyards. Harvest for this wine were harvested from 25 August to 18 September, allowing the grapes to ripen to the desired concentration. Grapes subjected to destemming and soft pressing. Fermented wine wooden fermentors at a temperature not exceeding 30 ° C. for 18-20 days. Extract was held in the new French oak barrels Allier for 24 months and then 12 months in bottles. Wine storage capacity of 10-17 years.
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.