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Saturday 22 October 2016 loc: US

Super Tuscan

Masseto 2013 prepares to hit the market

The 2013 vintage of Masseto, soon to be released, was one of the latest harvests on record but one that was particularly favourable for Merlot.

Thursday, October 6th, 2016 No Comments »

Ornellaia begins ‘great’ 2016 harvest

Italian producer Ornellaia has begun harvesting in one of its earliest harvests in recent years but one on a par with the 2001 or 2006 it claims.

Friday, September 2nd, 2016 No Comments »

Fine wine: Masseto makes progress

Masseto may be riding high at the moment but just how sustainable is its current position in the market – especially as Bordeaux begin to recover?

Thursday, May 26th, 2016 No Comments »

Second Ornellaia tranche to be auctioned in London

The second tranche of wines from Super Tuscan Ornellaia’s ‘Archivio Storico’ ex-cellar releases are to be auctioned in London this month.

Monday, March 7th, 2016 No Comments »

‘Father of Italian Wine’ Giacomo Tachis dies

The ‘father of Italian wine’, Giacomo Tachis – the oenologist who introduced the Super Tuscan to the world – has died in Italy at the age of 82.

Monday, February 8th, 2016 No Comments »

2013 Sassicaia released

The “extraordinarily elegant” 2013 vintage of Sassicaia from Tenuta San Guido has been released.

Tuesday, February 2nd, 2016 No Comments »

First ex-cellar Ornellaia at Sotheby’s sale

The first wines from Ornellaia’s Archivio Storico project will go on sale next month at Sotheby’s New York auction.

Friday, January 22nd, 2016 No Comments »

Fine wine predictions for 2016

We run through a few predictions for the fine wine market in 2016, from more Champagne releases to the rise of California and Piedmont.

Wednesday, January 6th, 2016 2 Comments »

Heinz: Masseto has ‘come into its own’

Staying faithful to its core markets has enabled Ornellaia to build up its portfolio in Asia and pave the way for its single-vineyard icon, Masseto, its winemaker has said.

Tuesday, December 1st, 2015 No Comments »

Ornellaia paves the way for white Super Tuscan

Tuscany’s Ornellaia, known for producing some of Italy’s most collectible reds, has released its first serious white wine in an effort to explore the potential of white varieties in Bolgheri.

Thursday, October 29th, 2015 No Comments »

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