One of the most acclaimed Italian wineries, Tenuta dell’Ornellaia is famous for crafting some of the most sought-after wines from Bolgheri. Part of the original “Super-Tuscans”, the eponymous wine, Ornellaia, is an ode to the Mediterranean character of this stretch of the Tuscan coast. Far from resting on their laurels, the winemaking team, headed by maverick estate director Axel Heinz, possess a full range of vibrant, long-lived, elegant wines that speak loudly about the potential of their unique terroir. Their range includes red wines, whites, dessert, grappa and even olive oil – all crafted with the same meticulous attention.
Bottle 75cl £142.68
Very expressive nose with touches of balsamic, herbs and black fruits. The palate really fleshes out into bold cassis fruit but with a tight, tannic structure. The fruit is coulis in character, with dissolved vanilla oak notes. Lovely touches of spice, smoke, even mint shows themselves with a vital core of acidity and great length of flavour. This is a...more
Bottle 75cl £158.68
Add to wishlist here.Release price valid until 30th April 2018, when the price will rise to £787, subject to availability. Like people of great ‘Carisma’ (Charisma), wines of great vintages know how to impose themselves naturally, without force, their balance allowing them to shine without having to flaunt themselves. The 2015 vintage perfectly expresses this behavioural trait. Born during a particularly...more
Bottle 75cl £166.68
Ornellaia 2016, dubbed “The Tension”, is a wine that effortlessly displays enticing opposing forces. Luscious ripe black fruit, deep concentrated sweet spices and moka notes are framed by elegant and crisp acidity. The result is a wine that shows perfectly all the virtues of Bolgheri’s terroir and one that is simply a must have for Orneallaia’s lovers and collectors alike.more