Le Volte dell’Ornellaia combines a Mediterranean expression of generosity with structure and complexity, reflecting the philosophy of Ornellaia. Le Volte dell’Ornellaia is a fine wine for spontaneous wine lovers. It has a pleasant bouquet of ripe red fruits and spices is sustained on the palate by crisp acidity and an open, enveloping tannic structure.
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|Wine style||Dry red wine|
|Grapes||Merlot 50%, Sangiovese 30%, Cabernet Sauvignon 20%|
|Maturation||10 months, partly in barrique and partly in cement tanks.|
|Bouquet||A pleasant bouquet of ripe red fruits and spices.|
|Taste||Crisp acidity and an open, enveloping tannic structure.|
|Pairs with||Enjoy with red meat, game, tasty roasts or seasoned cheeses. Serve at 16-18 C.|
The Ornellaia production philosophy revolves around an obsession with excellence – at all levels. Every choice made is of absolute importance and implies an all-consuming attention to detail. At no point in the production process are shortcuts allowed or tolerated in order to succeed harvesting grapes and producing wines that are of the very highest quality irrespective of the climatic conditions in any particular year.
An almost perfect combination of sunshine, warm summer days and cool nights, with just about enough rain to slow down the vine’s growth without making them suffer from drought have led to one of the purest expressions of Le Volte dell’Ornellaia, combining ripe fruit with a silky and generous texture underlined by a fresh and lively acidity.