Italian Editor of Wine Enthusiast. Author of Brunello di Montalcino (UC Press 2012) & Barolo and Barbaresco: The King and Queen of Italian Wine (UC Press 2014)
1305 days ago
Masseto’s name derives from the Italian word massi, which means large rocks, in reference to the hard clods of gray clay that form in the soil. Rich in Pliocene clays, this kind of soil is unique in Bolgheri and is ideal for Merlot.