• "Le Volte" Rosso Toscana IGT 2017

      “Le Volte” Rosso Toscana IGT 2017

      Fruity bouquet of sweet red berries, balsamic notes, fine aromas of tobacco and chocolate. On the palate very harmonious of dark cherries, flattering full taste, perfectly balanced tannins, fresh acidity and good length. SUPERIORE.DE

      "Le Volte dell'Ornellaia 2017" is the result of a particularly hot and rainy vintage year and presents itself in its usual intense ruby red colour. In the nose, pleasant aromas of ripe berry fruits and spice notes captivate, supported on the palate by a crisp acidity and a balanced and velvety tannin structure". Olga Fusari (Winemaker)

      "Sparkling ruby violet. Clear and present nose, fine fruit, of cherry and blackberry. Tannins on the palate, ripe plums, good pressure on the final. Falstaff

      "An opulent Le Volte with ripe redcurrants, caramelized orange peel and lilacs on the nose. Medium body, fine but round tannins and a fruit-driven finish." James Suckling

      "Lots of big, dark fruit and a lack of water in the grapes define the unique personality of the 2017 Le Volte dell'Ornellaia. This is a highly extracted and succulent expression that delivers abundant fruit sweetness. The key to this vintage was waiting for proper ripeness, says estate manager and winemaker Axel Heinz. "The grapes continued to get smaller throughout the summer," he says. That lack of water resulted in very concentrated fruit, giving this entry-level wine a rich and modern feel as a result." Robert Parker

      • Robert Parker:92 points
      • James Suckling:91 points
      • Falstaff:90 points
      • Grape Varieties: 70% Merlot, 15% Sangiovese, 15% Cabernet Sauvignon
      • Cultivation: close to nature
      • Expansion: 10 months used barrique
      • Development: Barrique
      • Filtration: yes
      • Alcohol Content: 13,50 % vol
      • Total Extract: 30,25 g/l
      • Total Acid: 5,15 g/l
      • Residual Sugar: 0,65 g/l
      • Sulfite: 106 mg/l
      • ph-Value: 3,55
      • Closure: Natural cork
      • Serving Temperature: 18-20 °C
      • Storage Potential: 2024
      • Allergen Note: contains sulphites
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      18,90 €
    • "Le Serre Nuove dell'Ornellaia" Bolgheri DOC 2016

      “Le Serre Nuove dell’Ornellaia” Bolgheri DOC 2016

      Bewitching scent of sweet, dark berries with a hint of cassis, cedar wood and antique leather. Very well balanced on the palate, of beautiful viscosity with an elegant melt. Fine-meshed tannin, restrained mineral tones and a wonderfully polished fruit accompany a remarkable finish. With all its elegance it shows pressure and strength and promises a long life with the right dosage of acid. A great wine from a great vintage! SUPERIORE.DE

      "Le Serre Nuove dell'Ornellaia 2016 has once again benefited from an exceptional vintage that highlights all the characteristics of the unique climate of Bolgheri. The wine glows dark and seduces the nose in a charming way with perfectly ripe red fruits and spices. It is full-bodied and pampers the palate with a variety of aromas and a wonderfully velvety tannin structure. A wine that can be enjoyed immediately, but which also has a great aging potential." Axel Heinz, Winemaker and Winery Director

      "Dark, elegant ruby red. In the nose many dark berries, ripe Cassis, fine wood spice, medium expressiveness. It is very decisive in the mouth, unfolds immediately with balanced fruit and light salt, balanced, lays like a fine cloth on the tongue, tight tannin, in the finale strong pressure on the palate." Falstaff

      "The 2016 Le Serre Nuove dell'Ornellaia is a dark, enveloping wine. Black cherry, plum, chocolate, new leather, menthol, licorice and spice infuse this succulent, voluptuous Serre Nuove. The 2016 is a relatively accessible Serre Nuove that will drink well upon release, its considerable richness notwithstanding." Antonio Galloni

      "Supple and polished, exhibiting plum, black cherry, wild thyme and spice aromas and flavors. Solidly built, yet harmonious and approachable now, with hints of iron and cedar on the lingering finish." Wine Spectator

      "Dense, deep red with aromas of cassis, spice and pepper and a taste of plums. Long, very expressive finish." Decanter

      "This is a fantastic interpretation from Bolgheri. The 2016 Bolgheri Rosso Le Serre Nuove dell'Ornellaia is made with fruit from the same vineyard plots that go into the Bolgheri Superiore, only this is a second selection if you will. Generally speaking, fruit from the younger vines goes here. This wine gives us a very pretty glimpse of what we can expect of the high-end releases from this classic vintage. The fruit is rock solid, delineated, tonic and firm. The pleasure factor awarded here is very high thanks to the wine's inner softness, silky tannins and soothing extract. The bouquet is seamless and pristine." Robert Parker

      "Appreciate the aromas of crushed stones and currants that follow through to a full body, velvety tannins and a juicy finish. Lots of dark-berry and walnut character in the aftertaste. Beautiful second wine of Ornellaia. Already very attractive, but better after 2022." James Suckling

      • Veronelli :92 points
      • Doctor Wine:92 points
      • Robert Parker:94 points
      • Vinous:91+ points
      • Wine Spectator :93 points
      • James Suckling:94 points
      • Decanter :93 points / silver medal
      • Falstaff:94 points
      • Grape Varieties: 44% Merlot, 26% Cabernet Sauvignon, 18% Petit Verdot, 12% Cabernet Franc
      • Cultivation: close to nature
      • Expansion: 15 months 25/75 new/used barrique
      • Development: Barrique
      • Vegan Clearing: yes
      • Filtration: yes
      • Alcohol Content: 14,50 % vol
      • Total Extract: 29,80 g/l
      • Total Acid: 4,65 g/l
      • Residual Sugar: 0,85 g/l
      • Sulfite: 95 mg/l
      • ph-Value: 3,55
      • Closure: Natural cork
      • Serving Temperature: 18-20 °C
      • Storage Potential: 2032+
      • Allergen Note: contains sulphites
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      09282116 · 0,75 l · 61,20 €/l · Price incl. VAT, excl. Shippingavailable immediately

      45,90 €
    • "Ornus dell' Ornellaia" IGT 2010 <br>in OWC

      “Ornus dell' Ornellaia” IGT 2010 · in OWC

      Ornus dell'Ornellaia, the sweet, golden late vintage from Petit Manseng, has an extraordinarily complex bouquet with clear notes of ripe tropical fruits, dried apricots and flower honey. On the palate complex, intense with an impressive balance between suppleness, self-confident fruit and precise, lively acidity. In the endless aftertaste subtle notes of toasted oak and crème brûlée. SUPERIORE.DE

      "Sumptuous yet light on its feet, evoking honey, apple pie, vanilla and baking spice notes set in a creamy texture. Ample acidity keeps this clean on the finish." Wine Spectator

      • Wine Spectator :92 points
      • Grape Variety: 100% Petit Manseng
      • Cultivation: conventional
      • Expansion: 12 months barrique
      • Development: barrique
      • Filtration: yes
      • Alcohol Content: 13,50 % vol
      • Total Extract: 147,20 g/l
      • Total Acid: 6,10 g/l
      • Residual Sugar: 116,70 g/l
      • Sulfite: 192 mg/l
      • ph-Value: 3,36
      • Closure: natural corks
      • Serving Temperature: 10-12 °C
      • Storage Potential: 2021+
      • Allergen Note: contains sulphites
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      09280209 · 0,375 l · 186,40 €/l · Price incl. VAT, excl. Shipping11 units available

      69,90 €
    • "Le Volte" Rosso Toscana IGT 2016 <br>Double-MAGNUM in OWC

      “Le Volte” Rosso Toscana IGT 2016 · Double-MAGNUM in OWC

      Also the entry drop of the Tenuta dell' Ornellaia offers absolutely convincing quality. Fruity bouquet of sweet red berries, balsamic notes, fine aromas of tobacco and chocolate. On the palate very harmonious of dark cherries, flattering full taste, perfectly balanced tannins and good length. SUPERIORE.DE

      "Inviting chalky cassis nose perfumed with oak. Supple red fruit palate with grainy tannic bite on the finish. Rather pretty." Jancis Robinson

      "You get excellent value with the entry-level 2016 Le Volte dell'Ornellaia. This vintage radiates freshness and sheer energy, thanks to the excellent material available in this classic vintage. The base of the wine is Merlot, but the winemaking team at Ornellaia sources fruit far and wide along the Tuscan coast to locate the Sangiovese and the Cabernet Sauvignon that completes the blend. The wine opens to a rich, dark appearance and offers succulent fruit tones of blackberry, blackcurrant and lingering spice. You also get that characteristic freshness that comes from the Sangiovese." Robert Parker

      "Blackberries and blueberries with hints of licorice and hazelnuts following through to a medium body with firm and silky tannins. A delicious finish. Juicy and savory." James Suckling

      "Black currant, blackberry and mint aromas and flavors mark this firm, linear red. Fruity yet savory, ending with a dense, wide swath of dusty tannins." Wine Spectator

      • Robert Parker:91 points
      • Wine Spectator :92 points
      • James Suckling:92 points
      • Jancis Robinson:17 points
      • Weinwirtschaft:Top 100 wines of the year 2018
      • Grape Varieties: 70% Merlot, 15% Sangiovese, 15% Cabernet Sauvignon
      • Cultivation: close to nature
      • Expansion: 10 months used barrique
      • Development: Barrique
      • Filtration: yes
      • Alcohol Content: 14,00 % vol
      • Total Extract: 29,80 g/l
      • Total Acid: 5,20 g/l
      • Residual Sugar: 0,50 g/l
      • Sulfite: 117 mg/l
      • ph-Value: 3,58
      • Closure: Natural cork
      • Serving Temperature: 16-18 °C
      • Storage Potential: 2027+
      • Allergen Note: contains sulphites
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      09282416 · 3 l · 36,33 €/l · Price incl. VAT, excl. Shipping11 units available

      109,00 €
    • "Le Volte" Rosso Toscana IGT 2017 <br>Double-Magnum in OWC

      “Le Volte” Rosso Toscana IGT 2017 · Double-Magnum in OWC

      Fruity bouquet of sweet red berries, balsamic notes, fine aromas of tobacco and chocolate. On the palate very harmonious of dark cherries, flattering full taste, perfectly balanced tannins, fresh acidity and good length. SUPERIORE.DE

      "Le Volte dell'Ornellaia 2017" is the result of a particularly hot and rainy vintage year and presents itself in its usual intense ruby red colour. In the nose, pleasant aromas of ripe berry fruits and spice notes captivate, supported on the palate by a crisp acidity and a balanced and velvety tannin structure". Olga Fusari (Winemaker)

      "Sparkling ruby violet. Clear and present nose, fine fruit, of cherry and blackberry. Tannins on the palate, ripe plums, good pressure on the final. Falstaff

      "An opulent Le Volte with ripe redcurrants, caramelized orange peel and lilacs on the nose. Medium body, fine but round tannins and a fruit-driven finish." James Suckling

      "Lots of big, dark fruit and a lack of water in the grapes define the unique personality of the 2017 Le Volte dell'Ornellaia. This is a highly extracted and succulent expression that delivers abundant fruit sweetness. The key to this vintage was waiting for proper ripeness, says estate manager and winemaker Axel Heinz. "The grapes continued to get smaller throughout the summer," he says. That lack of water resulted in very concentrated fruit, giving this entry-level wine a rich and modern feel as a result." Robert Parker

      • Robert Parker:92 points
      • James Suckling:91 points
      • Falstaff:90 points
      • Grape Varieties: 70% Merlot, 15% Sangiovese, 15% Cabernet Sauvignon
      • Cultivation: close to nature
      • Expansion: 10 months used barrique
      • Development: Barrique
      • Filtration: yes
      • Alcohol Content: 13,50 % vol
      • Total Extract: 30,25 g/l
      • Total Acid: 5,15 g/l
      • Residual Sugar: 0,65 g/l
      • Sulfite: 106 mg/l
      • ph-Value: 3,55
      • Closure: Natural cork
      • Serving Temperature: 18-20 °C
      • Storage Potential: 2028+
      • Allergen Note: contains sulphites
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      09282417 · 3 l · 37,67 €/l · Price incl. VAT, excl. Shipping11 units available

      113,00 €
    • "Ornellaia" Bolgheri Superiore DOC 2014 <br>MAGNUM in OWC

      “Ornellaia” Bolgheri Superiore DOC 2014 · MAGNUM in OWC

      Complex, racy and delicate floral scent of fully ripe cherries and black berries with noble, optimally integrated wood aromas. The tremendously harmonious taste reveals an impeccable fruit, dense, juicy and powerful, with melt, present yet soft tannins and ends in a decidedly elegant finish. SUPERIORE.DE

      "The year 2014 of Ornellaia has been, since we can remember, one of the most labour-intensive. Nevertheless, we were able to produce very attractive wines of high quality. The late ripening of the grapes has allowed the fruit to fully develop its vitality and freshness. What surprises you above all is the high quality of the tannin on the palate: soft, refined and without edges. This year represents the core of the winery's philosophy, „L‘ Essenza“ of Ornellaia: its natural style, the outstanding quality of its terroir and the skill of those who work in the vineyards and in the cellar". Axel Heinz, Director

      "A rich, deep, dark ruby. Opened on the nose with intense toasted notes of dark chocolate and roasted hazelnuts, followed by dark berry fruit, blackcurrant and elderberry. On the palate beautiful spice notes, much ripe, dark berry fruit, opens with present, gripping tannin, builds up well." Falstaff

      "To be released in May 2017, the 2014 Bolgheri Superiore Ornellaia reverts to a style and personality that we have not seen in a long while. The wine shows a tight, silky and determined approach that reminds us of the Ornellaias made under the estate's previous ownership with the Marchese Lodovico Antinori in the mid-1990s. More than anything else, this has to do with the very unique characteristics of the 2014 growing season. The wine opens to a beautifully saturated and dark appearance. Thanks to the advanced age of the vines and their extensive root systems, fruit quality was well preserved despite the cool summer and late harvest. The wine shows sweet fruit nuances with blackberry and dark currant. Spice, leather and tobacco fill in the rear. The finish reveals just enough of that acidic prickle to assure an easy ten or fifteen year drinking window." Robert Parker

      "A solid and structured red with tile, dark berry and black tea character and some cloves, too. Full body, tannic and rich. Needs time to soften. Well done for a 2014. Ornellaia shows its pedigree here." James Suckling

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      • Veronelli :94 points
      • Doctor Wine:94 points
      • Robert Parker:94 points
      • James Suckling:95 points
      • Vinum:18 points
      • Falstaff:92 points
      • Grape Varieties: 45% Cabernet Sauvignon, 38% Merlot, 10% Cabernet Franc, 7% Petit Verdot
      • Cultivation: close to nature
      • Expansion: 18 months barrique
      • Vegan Clearing: yes
      • Development: barrique
      • Filtration: yes
      • Alcohol Content: 13,50 % vol
      • Total Extract: 32,90 g/l
      • Total Acid: 4,80 g/l
      • Residual Sugar: 0,50 g/l
      • Sulfite: 110 mg/l
      • ph-Value: 3,64
      • Closure: natural corks
      • Serving Temperature: 18-20 °C
      • Storage Potential: 2042+
      • Allergen Note: contains sulphites
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      09283414 · 1,5 l · 310,00 €/l · Price incl. VAT, excl. Shipping1 unit available

      465,00 €
    • "Ornellaia" Bolgheri Superiore DOC 2012 <br>MAGNUM in OWC

      “Ornellaia” Bolgheri Superiore DOC 2012 · MAGNUM in OWC

      The Ornellaia Bolgheri Superiore is the landmark of the Bolgheri winery. First produced in 1985, this wine is the result of a careful selection of Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc and Petit Verdot grapes, all cultivated in the company's vineyards. The 2012 vintage is an awe-inspiring masterpiece. Depth, wealth, elegance, ultrafine tannins, much potential, but already today a great drinking pleasure. SUPERIORE.DE

      "2012 was a sunny year and a predominantly dry year. The rainfall came just at the right time before the harvest, allowing the vines to recover from the drought and excessive heat and ripen homogeneously. The wines are wide and generous, their character is highly seductive and flattering, not to say enchanting. Ornellaia 2012 presents itself in a rich ruby red, the intense nose is wonderfully fruity and spicy. On the palate it reveals itself wide and round, without corners and edges, with smooth tannin. Of course, 2012 does not lack the proverbial concentration that distinguishes all the great Ornellaia vintages; but this vintage hides it behind a generous and opulent structure and ends in a long finale." Axel Heinz, cellar master

      "Dark ruby garnet, violet reflexes, delicate waterline. Black berries, cassis and liquorice, candied violets, mineral touch, fine noble wood note. Complex, firm, fine nougat, present, supporting tannin that still needs a lot of time, dark berry fruit in the aftertaste, mineral, please wait ..." Falstaff

      "A tight and silky red with compacted fruit and tannin texture featuring blackcurrant, mushroom and bark undertones. Full body, firm tannins and a minerally finish. Excellent structure and mouthfeel. A cooler style of Ornellaia, bringing it back to the classicism of this celebrated region." James Suckling

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      • Vitae:
      • Guide l'Espresso:
      • Veronelli :95 points
      • Doctor Wine:96 points
      • Robert Parker:94 points
      • James Suckling:97 points
      • Falstaff:95 points
      • Grape Varieties: 56% Cabernet Sauvignon, 27% Merlot, 10% Cabernet Franc, 7% Petit Verdot
      • Cultivation: close to nature
      • Expansion: 18 months barrique
      • Development: barrique
      • Vegan Clearing: yes
      • Filtration: yes
      • Alcohol Content: 14,50 % vol
      • Total Extract: 32,90 g/l
      • Total Acid: 4,80 g/l
      • Residual Sugar: 0,50 g/l
      • Sulfite: 110 mg/l
      • ph-Value: 3,64
      • Closure: natural corks
      • Serving Temperature: 18-20 °C
      • Storage Potential: 2040+
      • Allergen Note: contains sulphites
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      09283412 · 1,5 l · 319,33 €/l · Price incl. VAT, excl. Shipping2 units available

      479,00 €
    About the winemakers
    Tenuta dell' Ornellaia
    Tuscany | Bolgheri
    Tenuta dell' Ornellaia

    It is a model for viticulture in Italy, especially in Tuscany, and a brand that does not have to fear comparison with the largest wine houses in the world. We are talking about the Tenuta dell'Ornellaia. The importance of this picturesquely situated winery in Bolgheri has been growing for years. The house's wines were a safer investment than gold between 2007 and 2013. Moreover, price fluctuations were comparatively low. This has an investigation by the auction house Sotheby's and Liv-Ex, an international wine exchange in London. The exceptional Tuscan estate was founded in 1981 by Lodovico Antinori. Mondavi later took over the majority of the capital. Today the company belongs to the Florentine Frescobaldi family. The products of the Tenuta dell'Ornellaia are enjoyed in 60 countries around the world, with an export quota of around 30 percent. The deliveries go to prestigious customers and important collectors. Demand regularly far exceeds bottle production.

    The vineyards of this imaginative family-run business stretch partly along Via Bolgherese and in Bellaria, northwest of Bolgheri. The almost perfect winery relies on classic Bordeaux varieties in its plots. Depending on the subzone, the soils are of alluvial, volcanic or marine origin. The proximity of the sea and the protection provided by the neighbouring hills favour a microclimate in which the grapes can ripen perfectly. Gentle sea breezes soften the summer heat, in winter the hills protect against icy winds.

    The elite wines of the Tenuta dell, blessed with expert staff'Ornellaia are flawless in their modern style and technique. They reflect the character of the terroir and the great skills of their producers. The grapes from each vineyard are fermented separately, as each base wine must express the different facets of its parcel of origin - the soil, the sunlight and the grape variety. Only after one year of barrel ripening are the wines „wedded“. Even in difficult years remarkable drops succeed in the good.

    The prestigious winery not only produces wines of the highest quality, but also attaches great importance to culture. In 2009, for example, the Vendemmia d’Artista from the baptism lifted. Its aim is to revive the tradition of Renaissance patronage of the arts and to place it in a contemporary context each year with a strictly limited edition (large formats only). SUPERIORE.DE

    "The Ornellaia is an immensely lavish wine with a wonderful depth of taste. The Masseto is usually more massive and powerful. Both are among the best (and most expensive) red wines in Italy. Even the second set, Le Serre Nuove and Le Volte, are delicious." The Great Johnson

    "The Tenuta dell'Ornellaia is 91 hectares planted with Cabernet Sauvignon (43 ha), Merlot (33 ha), Cabernet Franc (7 ha) and Petit Verdot (8 ha). At the moment only 76 hectares are in production: 30 hectares in the original vineyard, a further 46 hectares in the Bellaria vineyard just behind the end of Bolgheri, which has belonged to Tenuta since 1993. A revealing vertical sample of 10 Ornellaia vintages – presented by Leonardo Raspini, the director of the winery, in Zurich – showed that the quality of Ornellaia has improved markedly over the last few years thanks to the ageing of the vines, more rigorous restrictions on quantities and the introduction of a second wine. It could also be stated that the Tenuta dell'Ornellaia succeeds in producing remarkable wines even in difficult years."Weinwisser

    Facts

    • Year of foundation: 1981
    • Owner: Family Frescobaldi
    • Oenologist: Axel Heinz
    • Annual production: approx. 812,000 bottles
    • Vineyard: approx. 99 hectares
    • Conventional cultivation