Tenuta dell'Ornellaia Masseto 2002

0,75 l, a Merlot Dry Red Table wine from Tuscany, Italy. Alcohol content: 15,0%, grape variety: Merlot

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€979,00 Incl. tax
Grundpreis: €995,33 / Liter

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Delivery time: 2-3 workdays

Alkoholgrad: 15,0%
Allergene: Sulfite, Spuren von Eiweiß
Abfüller/Erzeuger: Ornellaia S.r.l., Loc. Ornellaia 191, 57022 Castagneto Carducci, Italien

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2012 - 2022
Antonio Galloni
30th Nov 2011

The 2002 is another eye-opening wine. The year is mostly remembered for its cool, wet summer and a number of dilute, uninteresting wines. Not here. The 2002 Masseto will go down as one of the handful of truly great wines made that year. I imagine in ten or twenty years it will be fascinating to taste alongside Miani’s Merlot, Soldera’s Brunello Riserva and Conterno’s Monfortino. There is no question the wine is in that league. Today the 2002 remains a baby, with tons of depth in its dark fruit. Hints of rose petal and spice develop in the glass, adding further complexity. There is plenty of structure underneath, suggesting the 2002 will be a very long-lived wine. Today, it is a knock-out. Anticipated maturity: 2012-2022.


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