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Ornellaia Masseto 2013

Ornellaia Masseto 2013

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0,75 l  -  15.00% by vol.
Ornellaia
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Masseto is a 'Cru' that comes from the vineyard of just seven acres, known for its exceptional terroir. Merlot, with great structure and longevity, is produced in very small quantities due to the rigorous selection and philosophy of excellence that inspires. Listed as one of the most exclusive wines in the world, sought after by collectors and the protagonist in the most important international auctions, collecting Masseto consistently excellent ratings and unanimous support from the most important international opinion leaders.
Very elegant and complex bouquet, with tones of red and black berry fruit perfectly ripe, but also a great presence balsamic with hints of herbs, sweet spices and cocoa
The main element that characterizes Masseto is its power and tannin structure of great impact. In the mouth the texture is dense, rich and intense with a very silky and smooth tannins. Excellent length with a touch of acidity to finish with a feeling of freshness.
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How to serve
Serving temperature:
18 - 20°C.
Decanting time:
1 hours
Longevity:
Over 25 years
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Name Ornellaia Masseto 2013
Wine type Red still
Classification IGT Toscano o Toscana
Year 2013
Format 0,75 l Standard
Country Italy
Region Tuscany
Grapes 100% Merlot
Vineyards location Castagneto Carducci - Livorno
Climate The beginning of the season was characterized by a very mild winter with below normal rainfall, which led to an early bud break of about 10 days on average. Spring is mild with some rain at the right time, has enabled a great flowering vegetative growth leading to a more in advance. The development of the berries has been accompanied by a rainy June in Tuscany. The summer begins with a July finally warm and dry, while August's cooler with the classical time around mid-month thus creating a slow maturation that shows the date of collection in the standard. A perfect September, largely sunny and temperatures never excessive and almost no rain, allowed a good slow and progressive maturation of the grape by concentrating the aromas and polyphenols with no over-ripe.
Harvest Between 3 and 15 September the grapes were hand picked in boxes of 15 kilos in four steps according to the different parts of the vineyard. The grapes are carefully evaluated in the field were carefully selected on a double sorting table, before and after stripping.
Production technique Malolactic fermentation occurred in oak barrels (100% new).
Vinification After crushing, the wine has continued partly in stainless steel vats and partly in oak barrels truncated. To guide you in choosing the source from the vineyard: every part of Masseto was vinified separately. After fermentation at temperatures around 25-28 ° C, followed by a maceration of 10-15 days at 28 ° C, for a total time of 20-25 days in the tank.
Aging The aging lasted a total of 24 months in the temperature controlled cellars of Tenuta Ornellaia. After the first 12 months of aging, the assembly was made, and the wine was then returned to the barriques for a further 12 months. After bottling the wine was then subjected to 12 months in bottle before release.
Alcohol 15.00% by volume
On sale Price Ornellaia Masseto 2013 € 707.60  With VAT
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Ornellaia

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History Tenuta dell'Ornellaia was founded in 1981, in a beautiful, unspoiled part of Tuscany. From the outset, the mission was to produce outstanding wines. Since then passion and dedication, coupled with a unique terroir and an extraordinary microcl...
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