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Ornellaia Masseto 1999

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$628.00

SKU 04507

750ml

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The great 1999 vintage at Tenuta dell' Ornellaia produced one of the most extraordinary vintage Masseto ever made. The wine is rich with profound depth. The aromas, which continue to evolve, remind us of the complexity of the grapes at harvest. The tannins are exceptionally rich and literally fill the palate indicating a magnificent aging potential.
Category Red Wine
Varietal
Country Italy
Region Tuscany
Appellation Bolgheri
Brand Ornellaia
  • wa95

Wine AdvocateWith the 1999 vintage Masseto returns to another powerful, fresh and vibrant expression of this wine. Conveying an impression of youth, the 1999 Masseto reveals layers of dark fruit that open in the glass with much persistence on the palate and terrific overall balance. It is stunning vintage for this wine.

Antonio Galloni, April 2007
  • st92

International Wine CellarIntense blackish ruby. Big, brooding nose of superripe plum, sage and other Mediterranean herbs. Extraordinarily plush, with raspberry jam filling the mouth. Big, dusty tannins underscore the intense and very long finish, redolent of roasted espresso beans and vanilla.

Edward Beltrami, July 2003