2013 - Masseto Tenuta dell'Ornellaia
12B3MASS3PK _ 2013 - Masseto Tenuta dell'Ornellaia - 3x75cl
Colour
Red
Producer
Tenuta dell'Ornellaia
Region
Bolgheri
Grape
Merlot
Drinking
2022 - 2038
Case size
3x75cl
Available Now

2013 MASSETO TENUTA DELL'ORNELLAIA - 3x75cl

Colour
Red
Producer
Tenuta dell'Ornellaia
Region
Bolgheri
Grape
Merlot
Drinking
2022 - 2038
Case size
3x75cl
Available Now
Duty Paid (Inc. VAT)
Case price £1,808.04 (Inc. VAT)
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Tasting Notes

  • AG

    Antonio Galloni, January 2020,
    Score: 97

    The 2013 Masseto is a wine of real vibrancy, clarity and precision. In some moments, the 2013 shows a bit of its voluptuous fruit, but it is rich, structured and clearly in need of time. Like all Massetos from cooler years, the 2013 is a long-distance runner. Give it time. A warm, dry summer helped the vineyards catch up after a late and irregular flowering. Cool nighttime temperatures provided the diurnal shifts at the end of the season that are so critical for the development of aromatics. Antonio Galloni Drink 2023 - 2043

Producer

Tenuta dell'Ornellaia

Tenuta dell'Ornellaia is at the centre of the family of Super Tuscans. The established was in 1981 near the village of Bolgheri by Ludovico Antinori to rival his cousin's Sassicaia. This special area of the Tuscan coastline has the perfect maritime climate for growing Bordeaux varieties such as Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc and Petit Verdot. The Masseto is made from 100% Merlot, and its silky smoothness have marked it out as a modern classic.

Region

Bolgheri

The medieval town of Bolgheri was originally made famous by the poet Giosuè Carducci who wrote about the stunning Cypress Avenue, a breathtaking and magical three mile long corridor of trees leading up to the entrance to the village. Swept away to the coastal and most westerly area of Tuscany, Bolgheri has become synonymous with wines known as ‘Super Tuscans'. Composed of classic Bordeaux varieties such as Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Cabernet Franc (intermixed with the occasional Sangiovese), the Super Tuscans began as mere experimentation in the 1960s and 70s. These international French varieties flourished in Bolgheri's warm, yet maritime climate which resulted in unexpected success and reknown. It is here that one finds such famous names as Ornellaia, Tignanello and Sassicaia.