Tenuta dell'Ornellaia Masseto Toscana Merlot 1997

9.639 ratings on Delectable
$1235

Great dark color. Intense aromas of ripe currant, prune, dried fruits and fresh rosemary. Loads of fresh sage and other herbs. Full-bodied, with beautiful tannins. Decadent, yet wonderfully caressing. Fabulous opulence here... Wine Spectator

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Yoon Ha Delectable Pro

Master Sommelier/Wine Director Benu

Merlot like no other - built stone tough. Italian-ness trumps varietal character.

Merlot like no other - built stone tough. Italian-ness trumps varietal character.

9.3

Nico J. Snyman Delectable Pro

Can't say this wasn't really great, I think that it shows what the vintage was like, but also that this one needs quite a bit of time to come around, yes it's extremely extracted/oaked/rich, but it's definitely a style that many people enjoy.

Can't say this wasn't really great, I think that it shows what the vintage was like, but also that this one needs quite a bit of time to come around, yes it's extremely extracted/oaked/rich, but it's definitely a style that many people enjoy.

9.2

BurgundyFan Delectable Pro

Reminded me of very old Figeac but without the green pepper, velvet, round, smooth and long finish, coffee, cigar tones, nice acidity, perfect

Reminded me of very old Figeac but without the green pepper, velvet, round, smooth and long finish, coffee, cigar tones, nice acidity, perfect

10

Ted Mandes Delectable Pro

Outstanding wine. Having it with Easter Dinner.

Outstanding wine. Having it with Easter Dinner.

9.8