Ornellaia Bolgheri D.O.C Superiore the iconic and world-famous Super-Tuscan red wine from top producer Ornellaia. This prestigious wine is potent and complex and will develop and improve over the next many years.
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|Classification||Bolgheri DOC Superiore Rosso|
|Wine style||Dry ted wine|
|Grapes||56% Cabernet Sauvignon, 25% Merlot , 10% Petit Verdot, 9% Cabernet Franc|
|Maturation||In barriques for about 18 months. After the first 12 months of maturation, the wine was assembled and then returned to the barriques for an additional 6 months. After bottling, the wine aged a further 12 months.|
|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.
Ornellaia 2017 interprets what was a particularly warm and sunny year. The intense and dark colour heralds
a wine of beautiful concentration; the nose, rich and complex, releases scents of ripe red fruits, accompanied by notes of
sweet tobacco and vanilla. The taste reveals an Ornellaia of great balance, a combination of firmness and pleasant