OrnellaiaOrnellaia Bolgheri Rosso Superiore DOC 2020Product code: 14850
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Ornellaia Bolgheri Rosso Superiore DOC is a finely-crafted wine from one of Italy’s most prestigious wineries, Ornellaia. This wine is a blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc, and Petit Verdot, all grown in the vineyards surrounding the winery in Bolgheri, Tuscany. The wine is brilliantly ruby red in the glass with hints of purple. The nose is layered with aromas of black fruit, leather, and tobacco, while the full-bodied palate is concentrated with ripe fruit balanced with velvety tannins and a long, complex finish. Ornellaia Bolgheri Rosso Superiore DOC is a luxurious wine that’s perfect for special occasions or pairing with rich, hearty dishes.
With its usual deep ruby red colour, Ornellaia 2020 stands out on the nose with ripe red fruits and delicate vanilla and gentle tobacco notes. Upon tasting, the wine reveals itself to be rounded and velvety, making an enjoyable and engaging first impression that entices for a second sip. The tannins are dense yet elegant and the finish proves to be savoury and enduring
About the Winery
Ornellaia is an esteemed winery located in the heart of the Bolgheri region on the western coast of Tuscany, Italy. It is renowned for producing exceptional and highly sought-after wines that capture the essence of this unique terroir.
Established in 1981 by Marchese Lodovico Antinori, Ornellaia quickly gained recognition for its commitment to quality and innovation. The winery's vineyards span over 240 acres of gently rolling hills, benefiting from a favorable Mediterranean climate and diverse soil types. The combination of maritime influences, warm summers, and cool breezes creates an ideal environment for growing premium grape varieties.
Ornellaia's flagship wine, simply called "Ornellaia," is a Bordeaux-style blend that exemplifies the winery's pursuit of excellence. Crafted with meticulous attention to detail, it showcases the harmonious marriage of Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc, and Petit Verdot. Ornellaia's dedication to expressing the unique character of each vintage, while maintaining consistency and elegance, has made it one of the most esteemed wine producers in Italy.
The winery's commitment to sustainability and environmentally conscious practices is also noteworthy. Ornellaia embraces organic and biodynamic principles, ensuring the vineyards and surrounding ecosystem thrive in harmony. Their approach is a testament to their deep respect for the land and a desire to create wines that reflect their terroir authentically.
Through a combination of tradition, innovation, and a relentless pursuit of excellence, Ornellaia has earned a prominent place in the world of fine wines. Its distinct and expressive offerings continue to captivate wine enthusiasts and collectors alike, solidifying the winery's reputation as a true gem of Italian winemaking.