2015

Masseto

IGT

Tenuta dell' Ornellaia

Description

2015 Masseto Tenuta dell'Ornellaia:

PARKER: Masseto Merlot 2015 100 /100 Parker: The release of this wine comes at a very happy time for the Masseto brand. The stunning 2015 Masseto is hitting the market just as the final touches are being made to the new Masseto winery. I'm told that Masseto might one day see other wines made under that same roof, so we can't exclude a future enlargement of the Masseto portfolio. The Masseto vineyard now covers seven hectares (divided into three plots), and the vines range from 30 to 40 years old. The wine is absolutely teeming with sensorial spirit that is transmitted through the bounty of the bouquet and the solid tannins of the mouthfeel. Nothing about the wine goes unnoticed or unchecked. Its many working pieces fit together with precision like a well-oiled machine. The 2015 vintage is characterized by a level of sheer exuberance that also defined the 2004 and 2007 vintages. Yet, it also reveals similar power, directness and linearity that we saw in the 2010 vintage. The 2015 Masseto takes the best of all those past vintages and confines those qualities to this single, spectacular bottle. 100/100 GALLONI ÜBER: Masseto Merlot 2015 99 /100 Galloni: The 2015 Masseto is simply extraordinary. Soft, silky and seamless, the 2015 possesses remarkable balance and harmony from the very first taste. What surprises me most about the 2015 is how fresh and vibrant the flavors are. Sweet red cherry, pomegranate, mint, and wild flowers are all beautifully lifted in this exquisitely perfumed, gracious Masseto. Despite the warm, drought conditions of the early summer, the 2015 is a wine of mid-weight structure, polish and restraint. In this tasting, it positively dazzles. I can't remember ever tasting a young Masseto with this much pure harmony. Other vintages have been super-impressive upon release. The 2004, 2006, 2010 and 2013 all come to mind. But the 2015 has a level of pure sensuality and allure none of those vintages had when young, with the possible exception of the 2004. 99/100  SUCKLING ÜBER: Masseto Merlot 2015 99 /100 Suckling: --Suckling: The aromas are profound here with a deep and vast character of black olives, cedar, chocolate and berries, as well as vanilla essence and light coffee. Flamboyant. Full-bodied, this powerful young Masseto is chewy, muscular and rich. Dusty tannins, yet wonderfully polished. A wine for the cellar. Try in 2022. 99/100 

Product information

Category Wine
Color red
Taste Secco
Vintage 2015
Grape variety Merlot
Bottle size 0,75 l
Bottle cap Natural cork
Quality level IGT
Origin Toscana (IT)
Alcoholic content 14% vol
wein.sulfite Yes
CHF 850.00 CHF 1’133.33/Liter
incl. VAT (Plus shipping costs)

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Rating

  • falstaff 100

  • robertParker 100

  • vinous 99

Produzent

  • Tenuta dell' Ornellaia
  • Italien / Toscana
  • Località Ornellaia 191
    57022 Castagneto Carducci (LI)