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2018 Masseto Masseto Central Italy  Italy Still wine

2018 Masseto

Masseto

97Average Score
flagCentral Italy / Italy
Red
drink-now2024-2050

The 2018 Masseto is the vintage surprise few of us could have expected. The season saw rains just before harvest, and vintners were forced into dramatic last-minute decisions and risks. The expert team at Masseto navigated those challenges with deft precision in this first vintage executed in the new winery that is now fully dedicated and engineered to fulfill the expectations of this iconic Merlot from coastal Tuscany. The new gravity-flow building has angular concrete fermentors and an old-fashioned basket press. Dark fruit and ripe blackberry bleed slowly into spice, leather, chocolate and sweet tobacco. The wine shows generous extraction and concentration; however, it remains light and lifted throughout. Welcome Masseto into your new home.

Monica Larner, Wine Advocate  (May 2021)    Score: 97/100    Drink 2024-2050

3x75cl-0 Immediate | 9 Marketplace£1,802.00
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