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Masseto 2016 750ml

Product Code: 020454-201675

Masseto

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Masseto 2016 750ml

Masseto 2016 750ml

Product Code: 020454-201675
S$1,328.00
S$1,328.00
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Masseto has pulled off back-to-back home runs. This is the first time that an Italian wine has earned 100 points in successive vintages. The 2016 Masseto is a thunderstorm of emotions, but it manages to keep them under perfect control. Like the 2015 Masseto before it, this vintage is a seamless wine of the highest pedigree. It represents an encore performance, continuing the string of successes that is bringing Italy to the forefront of the wine world.
  • Italy
  • Merlot
  • 100

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Source: April 2019 Week 3, The Wine Advocate; Issue Date: 18th Apr 2019 (RP-100)

Masseto has pulled off back-to-back home runs. This is the first time that an Italian wine has earned 100 points in successive vintages. The 2016 Masseto is a thunderstorm of emotions, but it manages to keep them under perfect control. Like the 2015 Masseto before it, this vintage is a seamless wine of the highest pedigree. It represents an encore performance, continuing the string of successes that is bringing Italy to the forefront of the wine world. The first thing you'll notice is the thickness and concentration of the fruit that makes an immediate impact on all the senses, in terms of appearance, aroma and mouthfeel. There is no overstating the sheer power and richness of this iconic vintage of Italy's groundbreaking Merlot. Despite that considerable mass, this Masseto remains delicate and graceful. You gain better perspective as the wine opens in the glass and reveals deeper layers that were not immediately apparent on first nose: dark fruit, spice, sweet tobacco and black cherry. There is great tightness and laser focus to the fruit. I tasted the 2016 and 2015 vintages together for comparison when I scored this wine, and then I tasted this 2016 edition alone about a month later to confirm my impressions. These vintages are identical twins, two perfect wines.

Source: jamessuckling.com. Issue Date: Monday, March 2, 2020 (JS-100)

This is so solid and powerful with incredible vertical dense that goes down and down on the palate. Compacted and thick with caressing and polished tannins that are powerful yet refined. Super concentration yet agile and energetic. This is a wine that needs time to come together and resolve all of its amazing components. Reminds me of the legendary 2001. Try after 2023.

Source: Winemaker,

TASTING NOTES: 2016 represents a textbook vintage for Masseto, with a typical coastal Tuscan climate that saw a dry and sunny growing season, abundant sunshine with just enough rain to allow perfect ripening. Particularly intense and young in colour, followed by a nose in which ripe and intense dark fruit blends with subtle notes of cocoa and spices. On the palate it develops a rich and dense frame of ripe and caressing tannins balanced by luscious and vibrant fruit and a vivid acidity that keeps the long finish clean and vibrant.
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Tenuta dell'Ornellaia

Masseto 2016 750ml

Product Code: 020454-201675

Masseto

Tenuta dell'Ornellaia

Masseto 2016 750ml

Masseto 2016 750ml

Product Code: 020454-201675
S$1,328.00
S$1,328.00
OR
Masseto has pulled off back-to-back home runs. This is the first time that an Italian wine has earned 100 points in successive vintages. The 2016 Masseto is a thunderstorm of emotions, but it manages to keep them under perfect control. Like the 2015 Masseto before it, this vintage is a seamless wine of the highest pedigree. It represents an encore performance, continuing the string of successes that is bringing Italy to the forefront of the wine world.
  • Italy
  • Merlot
  • 100

View Details
Product Description
Source: April 2019 Week 3, The Wine Advocate; Issue Date: 18th Apr 2019 (RP-100)

Masseto has pulled off back-to-back home runs. This is the first time that an Italian wine has earned 100 points in successive vintages. The 2016 Masseto is a thunderstorm of emotions, but it manages to keep them under perfect control. Like the 2015 Masseto before it, this vintage is a seamless wine of the highest pedigree. It represents an encore performance, continuing the string of successes that is bringing Italy to the forefront of the wine world. The first thing you'll notice is the thickness and concentration of the fruit that makes an immediate impact on all the senses, in terms of appearance, aroma and mouthfeel. There is no overstating the sheer power and richness of this iconic vintage of Italy's groundbreaking Merlot. Despite that considerable mass, this Masseto remains delicate and graceful. You gain better perspective as the wine opens in the glass and reveals deeper layers that were not immediately apparent on first nose: dark fruit, spice, sweet tobacco and black cherry. There is great tightness and laser focus to the fruit. I tasted the 2016 and 2015 vintages together for comparison when I scored this wine, and then I tasted this 2016 edition alone about a month later to confirm my impressions. These vintages are identical twins, two perfect wines.

Source: jamessuckling.com. Issue Date: Monday, March 2, 2020 (JS-100)

This is so solid and powerful with incredible vertical dense that goes down and down on the palate. Compacted and thick with caressing and polished tannins that are powerful yet refined. Super concentration yet agile and energetic. This is a wine that needs time to come together and resolve all of its amazing components. Reminds me of the legendary 2001. Try after 2023.

Source: Winemaker,

TASTING NOTES: 2016 represents a textbook vintage for Masseto, with a typical coastal Tuscan climate that saw a dry and sunny growing season, abundant sunshine with just enough rain to allow perfect ripening. Particularly intense and young in colour, followed by a nose in which ripe and intense dark fruit blends with subtle notes of cocoa and spices. On the palate it develops a rich and dense frame of ripe and caressing tannins balanced by luscious and vibrant fruit and a vivid acidity that keeps the long finish clean and vibrant.
Customer Reviews
Delivery

Delivery timing: Monday to Friday 12pm - 6pm excluding Public Holidays

Regular Items:

$20 Standard Delivery (1-2 working days) 

FREE Standard Delivery (1-2 working days) for purchase over $200 

For order received on:

Monday before 12pm - delivery on Tuesday

Tuesday before 12pm - delivery on Wednesday

Wednesday before 12pm - delivery on Thursday

Thursday before 12pm - delivery on Friday

Friday before 12pm - delivery on Monday

Saturday and Sunday - delivery on Tuesday

$30 Express Delivery (Next working day)

For order received on:

Monday before 12pm - delivery on Tuesday

Tuesday before 12pm - delivery on Wednesday

Wednesday before 12pm - delivery on Thursday

Thursday before 12pm - delivery on Friday

Friday before 12pm - delivery on Monday

Saturday and Sunday - delivery on Tuesday

FREE Self Collection (2-3 working days) in 1855 The Bottle Shop Outlets & Warehouse

Pre-order Stock - please refer to the product page details