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Magazine Archives: Dec. 31,2005 - Jan. 15,2005

Masseto Vertical: Eight Vintages Of Italy's Greatest Merlot

Jo Cooke
Issue: December 31, 2005

Tenuta dell'Ornellaia's pure Merlot, Masseto, has probably generated more buzz than any other Tuscan wine in recent years. Grown in roughly 16 acres of vineyards in the coastal area of Bolgheri, Masseto has been variously described as Italy's top Merlot and Pomerol's long-lost twin.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands December 31, 2005.

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