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2004 Tenuta dell'Ornellaia Masseto Toscana IGT Tenuta dell'Ornellaia, Toscana IGT, Tuscany, Italy

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Country Italy
Region Tuscany
Appellation Toscana IGT
Producer Tenuta dell'Ornellaia
Vintage 2004
Type Red (Dry)
Grape Variety Merlot
ABV 15.0%
Format 3x75cl
Packaging Original Wood Case
Duty Status In Bond
Provenance Purchased by Liquid Assets from a UK-based merchant; securely stored in a climate-controlled bonded facility
Stock 2 cases (in stock and available immediately)

97 Antonio Galloni, The Wine Advocate (June 2007)

The stunning 2004 Masseto (100% Merlot) presents layers of sweet jammy dark fruit and mineral notes that burst forth from the glass with notable length, purity and delineation. It is a decidedly elegant and super-refined Masseto that continues to integrate its 100% new oak well, showing extraordinary class and fine, silky-textured tannins that caress the palate on the long finish. The 2004 will be hard to resist in its youth as it is incredibly delicious even now, yet it promises to develop gracefully to at least age 20. It is a phenomenal effort that is not to be missed.

100 Antonio Galloni, Vinous (January 2020)

The 2004 Masseto, one of my personal favorites, is positively stellar. I have always adored the 2004 for its silky tannins, stunning aromatic presence and total finesse, all of which are on display today. Beautifully pure to the long finish and profoundly beautiful in every way, the 2004 has it all. It was a textbook vintage that only presented one real challenge, and that was moderating the naturally high yields that resulted from an unblocking of energy the vines had held in store from the previous year. Where producers moderated yields, the wines are often stunning, as is very much the case here. If forced to choose only one vintage of Masseto I could own or drink it would be the 2004.

Vintage Format Packaging Stock Price Status
2015 3x75cl OWC 6 cases £1,650.00 In Bond View
2015 1x150cl OWC 1 case £1,600.00 In Bond View
2015 1x300cl OWC 1 case £3,400.00 In Bond View
2014 3x75cl OWC 4 cases £1,175.00 In Bond View
2013 3x75cl OWC 2 cases £1,350.00 In Bond View
2012 3x75cl OWC 1 case £1,200.00 In Bond View
2008 1x150cl OWC 4 cases £1,200.00 In Bond View