Project Description

The 2016 La Massa is a terrific blend of 65% Sangiovese, 25% Merlot and 10% Cabernet Sauvignon available at an accessible price. Alicante Bouschet was used in the blend until last year but has now been removed. The results are surprisingly complex and profound, although the wine’s best asset is the fresh and straightforward approach it makes, especially on the palate. That inner depth will give this wine some proper aging potential I should expect. This vintage shows lots of tension and dimension. The warm 2015 vintage shows sunny softness, but 2016 has more overall freshness.

Roast lamb with rosemary and garlic
Roast or braised veal, especially with mushrooms
Tuscan-style sausages and beans
Game, especially pheasant and wild boar
Bistecca alla Fiorentina, T bone or ribeye steaks

Other New Products