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Fattoria La Massa Giorgio Primo 2013

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CWA

RP97

WS

JS

AG

ST

W&S

JH

Price: $79.00

 
*Price includes complimentary ground shipping on 6+ bottles.

97 Points
“This is a truly sumptuous wine that stands as a tall testament to the winemaking talents of Giampaolo Motta, his vision for interpreting this vintage and his specific vineyard site in Panzano. This standout wine brings Fattoria La Massa to a new level of accomplishment and opens an exciting new chapter of possibility. The 2013 Giorgio Primo (predominantly Cabernet Sauvignon, with Merlot and Petit Verdot) is dark and impenetrable on first impact. The aromas accelerate slowly and grow evenly in power and intensity after a few quick swirls of the glass. The bouquet peels back with dark fruit aromas, baking spice and Mediterranean herb. The effect is seamless and smooth. A velvety texture is accented by full-bodied richness and just enough freshness to keep the palate energized. And, of course, this is just the beginning of a long cellar life. Drink 2017-2035.” - Robert Parker’s Wine Advocate (#228)

BACKGROUND
Fattoria La Massa can be found hidden amongst the Chianti Classico hills of Panzano in the prestigious Conca d’Oro (Golden Basin). Acquired by its passionate owner, Giampaolo Motta, in 1992. Giampaolo, originally is from Naples, and came to the area in 1989 to follow his dream of making top wines. After working in some of the most famous estates and spending time in Bordeaux, Giampaolo established and quickly put La Massa on the map with the help of renowned Stéphane Derenoncourt for the vineyards and cellar. 

The estate’s main varieties are the classic Tuscan Sangiovese as well as varieties more typical of Bordeaux, including Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Petit Verdot. Giampaolo is passionate about the great wines of Bordeaux and is convinced of the magnificent potential that these varieties have in the terroir of La Massa. 
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*Price includes complimentary ground shipping on 6+ bottles.

97 Points
“This is a truly sumptuous wine that stands as a tall testament to the winemaking talents of Giampaolo Motta, his vision for interpreting this vintage and his specific vineyard site in Panzano. This standout wine brings Fattoria La Massa to a new level of accomplishment and opens an exciting new chapter of possibility. The 2013 Giorgio Primo (predominantly Cabernet Sauvignon, with Merlot and Petit Verdot) is dark and impenetrable on first impact. The aromas accelerate slowly and grow evenly in power and intensity after a few quick swirls of the glass. The bouquet peels back with dark fruit aromas, baking spice and Mediterranean herb. The effect is seamless and smooth. A velvety texture is accented by full-bodied richness and just enough freshness to keep the palate energized. And, of course, this is just the beginning of a long cellar life. Drink 2017-2035.” - Robert Parker’s Wine Advocate (#228)

BACKGROUND
Fattoria La Massa can be found hidden amongst the Chianti Classico hills of Panzano in the prestigious Conca d’Oro (Golden Basin). Acquired by its passionate owner, Giampaolo Motta, in 1992. Giampaolo, originally is from Naples, and came to the area in 1989 to follow his dream of making top wines. After working in some of the most famous estates and spending time in Bordeaux, Giampaolo established and quickly put La Massa on the map with the help of renowned Stéphane Derenoncourt for the vineyards and cellar. 

The estate’s main varieties are the classic Tuscan Sangiovese as well as varieties more typical of Bordeaux, including Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Petit Verdot. Giampaolo is passionate about the great wines of Bordeaux and is convinced of the magnificent potential that these varieties have in the terroir of La Massa. 



Ratings Sources

RP - Robert Parker’s Wine Advocate
WS - Wine Spectator
CWA - California Wine Advisors
JS - James Suckling
IWR - International Wine Review

Winery Fattoria La Massa

Vineyard Designate

AVA

Region Tuscany