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Ornellaia Masseto 2000

$1,028.00
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$548.00

SKU 04770

750ml

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Wine with exceptional structure, even more opulent and intense than previous vintages', with a very ripe fruit, thanks to the outstanding quality of the grapes, especially those harvested in the Masseto vineyard's central block. Extremely long lived.
Category Red Wine
Varietal
Country Italy
Region Tuscany
Brand Ornellaia
  • ws90

Wine SpectatorPretty blackberry, cherry and licorice aromas follow through to a full-bodied palate, with velvety tannins and a smoke-, berry- and chocolate-flavored finish. A pretty wine. This is soft and round compared with my tastings from last year.--Masseto non-blind vertical. Best after 2006.

James Suckling, October 31, 2004
  • wa88

Wine AdvocateIn a large tasting such as this one, there are bound to be positive and negative surprises. The 2000 Masseto is the one wine that is quite disappointing. The aromas and flavors are quite soft and forward, with oxidative tones that have begun to creep in. There is no upside from cellaring bottles further. I tasted four bottles, and they were all similarly evolved, which was a big surprise given the way every other wine in this tasting showed.

Antonio Galloni, November 2011