Wine Masseto Toscana IGT 2000
Wine purple-ruby color close to black.
The wine has a rich flavor with hints of bittersweet chocolate and candied fruit. Covering the sky tannins and good acidity. Long finish with hints of minerals. Great potential exposure.
The wine has a complex, intense aroma with hints of dark fruit, pepper and sage.
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 temperatures in 1999 were quite moderate. Spring thaw with plenty of sun and rain. In July, the grapes were carefully thinned out, allowing the rest of the harvest to ripen uniformly under optimum conditions. Temperatures were generally above average, and there was a severe shortage of rain. Masseto harvest for 2000 were collected from the first week and up to mid-September. Then the grapes are subjected to destemming and soft pressing. Fermented wine wooden fermentors at a temperature not exceeding 3 ° C for 18-20 days. Grapes from different parts vinified separately. Extract was held in the new French oak barrels Allier for 24 months and then 12 months in bottles. Wine storage capacity of 20-25 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.