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1999 Masseto

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1999 Masseto from Masseto, Tuscany, Italy

Captivating and enigmatic, the 1999 Masseto from Masseto betrays its rich Tuscan heritage in the most enchanting manner. By truly being a shining beacon among fine wines from Italy, it audaciously captures the zest of the time and, in turn, has proven to be quite the tapestry for avid wine investors.

 

The Passionate Piano's Vintage Tune

Often referred to as the 'Pétrus of Italy', the varietal certainly did not miss a beat with its 1999 rendition. The eloquence of Merlot grapes reaches a crescendo, revealing an orchestra of flavours that would make even Bacchus himself lend an ear. Framed by an unusually wet spring followed by a hot and dry summer, this powerfully opulent vintage was paced to perfection. Thanks to this climatic caprice, we are treated to a wine with both strength in its youth and grace in its maturity.

 

Affirming its Allegiance to Terroir

The 1999 year allowed Tuscany's alluvial soils and maritime climate to play a sublime harmony that allows for complex interaction between the rootstock and soil, inducing profound depth to the ensuing wine. This captivating dance culminates in robustness balanced carefully with plush elegance.

 

Fine Wine Investments' Tuscan Prince

The 1999 Masseto defies norms with its compelling performance, truly distinguishing itself amongst Italian fine wines. Its enduring virtuoso makes it a significant entry into any fine wine portfolio; a testament to Italian artistry and the allure of the Masseto vineyards.

In conclusion, requiem notes of dark cherries and whispers of dark chocolate encapsulate the wine’s sophisticated palate, leaving a lingering symphony of flavours. A true star of 1999's Italian wine scene, the Masseto provides more than just a passion project for collectors - it beckons a sound investment that enlivens any cellar with its vibrant Tuscan charm.

Current market price

$9,610.00

12x75cl

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