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Tuesday, November 22, 2011

Masi Old Vintage tasting with Sandro Boscaini.

 The Date and Time: Monday, October 24, 2011  3:30 PM to 7 PM
The Event: Masi Old Vintage tasting with Sandro Boscaini.
The Venue: Fine Wine Reserve
The Target Audience: wine media and private clients
The Availability/Catalogue: all wines were available for purchase, or
soon will be.
The Quote/Background: Sandro Boscaini spoke on the older vintages;
these are library wines commercially released for the first time, and
are available through Authentic Wine and Spirits Merchants or the LCBO.
The Wines:
**** BEST -- Four Stars (91+ in Quality/Price Rating terms):
-Masi Amarone Classico 1995, part of a mixed case, $99.70 each
-Masi Costasera Amarone Classico 1998, $99.70
-Masi Costasera Amarone Classico Riserva 2007, $69.95
***1/2 BETTER -- Three and a Half Stars (88 – 90 in Quality/Price
Rating terms):
-Masi Costasera Amarone Classico 2007, $38.95
-Masi Costasera Amarone Classico 2000, $99.70
-Masi Campolongo di Torbe Amarone Classico 2004, $99.95
-Masi Mazzano Amarone Classico 2004, $99.95
*** GOOD -- Three Stars (85 – 87 in Quality/Price Rating terms):
-Masi Masianco 2010 white, $14.95
-Masi Brolo di Campofiorin 2007, $24.95 Vintages Feb 16, 2012
-Masi Vaio Amaron Amarone Classico 2005, $69.95
The Food: cheeses and breads
The Downside: I had a lot of meals and tastings today, but I was able
to walk everywhere.
The Upside: a chance to taste some older rarer Italian vintages.
The Contact Person:;
The Event's Marketing Effectiveness and Execution (numerical grade):

Chimo! AND

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