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One of the greatest wine-making domains can be found in the heart of Tuscany – Tenuta dell'Ornellaia.  A neighbour to the famous Bolgheri, it produces marvellous vintages, one of which was born in 1986:  Masseto.  It bears the name of the seven-hectare parcel, the Merlot variety of which is the king.  Masseto is a pure Merlot with the Mediterranean scents that wine waiters call the "Italian Pétrus".

 

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Color : dark ruby.


Nose : On the black fruits that also exhibit floral and mineral notes in an exercise of balance between power and finesse.


Mouth : Good freshness, silky, we again find the forest fruits that accompany us up to the long finale where they are replaced by floral and spiced notes.


Alcohol level : 13%


Winemaking : The aging lasts 24 months in barrels and one year in bottles.


Food pairing : Beef carpaccio, grilled rib of beef, noodles, cheeses.


Aging potential : 16 Years and >

  • Country : Italy
  • Region : Tuscany
  • Producer : Tenuta dell’Ornellaia
  • Appellation : Bolgheri doc Superiore
  • Classification alfavin : Powerful red
    Powerful, tannic, complex and full bodied. A wine of concentration, intensity and exceptional lingering flavour. High aging potential
  • Grape : Merlot
  • Content : 75 cl
  • Type : Red

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