Wine Masseto Toscana IGT 2005
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Reviews of purchase Masseto Toscana IGT 2005
Deep ruby wine, almost ink colors.
The wine has a sweet, silky, elegant taste with a wonderful volume and structure and great balance. Long aftertaste. Great potential exposure.
The wine has a sweet aroma with a hint of sweet raspberry, black currant liqueur, subtle floral tones, licorice and chocolate.
The wine goes well with grilled meats or grilled meat, spicy dishes, game and mature cheeses.
Masseto - a rare and exclusive wine made from Merlot grapes, which is grown on a small eponymous vineyard area of about 3 hectares. Today wine Masseto is one of the most popular in the world. Masseto - a frequent participant in major international auctions, it is constantly ranks high in the most prestigious wine rankings.
Winter 2005 was very cold, and only a few days in March, which was warm and sunny, led to a sharp transition to the hot and long-awaited spring. As a result, the vines flowered quickly and very early. The end of June and beginning of July were common, and in August the temperature was in the normal range, then the rains came, and this contributed to the uniform ripening. But in September pleased warm sunny days and sudden downpours. Harvest for this wine were harvested from 14 to 30 September, allowing the grapes to ripen to the desired concentration. Grapes subjected to destemming and soft pressing. Fermented wine wooden fermentors at a temperature not exceeding 30 ° C for 18-20 days. Extract was held in the new French oak barrels Allier for 24 months and then 12 months in bottles. Wine storage capacity of 17-20 years.
Winery Tenuta dell'Ornellaia was founded Marquis Lodovico Antinori, a representative of the famous wine Antinori family, in 1981, it is located in a beautiful part of Tuscany. From the outset, the company's goal was to create outstanding wines. Thanks to the passion and dedication, coupled with a unique terroir and an exceptional climate are producing wines have gained a resounding success and glory, and the winery Tenuta dell'Ornellaia has become one of the most important in the world.
Philosophy Tenuta del'Ornellayya based on the pursuit of high quality. Vineyards are farms in Bolgheri, Tuscany subregion, located off the coast of the Tyrrhenian Sea. The mild Mediterranean climate and beautiful soil provide ideal conditions for ripening grapes. The total area is 97 hectares of vineyards, the vineyards grow varieties: Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc and Petit Verdot.
Production is carried out on the basis of the characteristics of the harvest, the grapes are harvested by hand only when it reaches optimum maturity. In homage to the unique and precious terroir grapes from each vineyard is fermented separately. Thanks to the people who invest in the work of your heart and soul, to create a truly unique and great "Supertuscan" wine.
Today, agriculture is a company Marchesi de'Frescobaldi, owned by famous wine Frescobaldi family - one of the best wine producers in Italy.